Suncrest Nurseries                         Bamboos in Demonstration GardenBambusa textilis                                ...
Chusquea pittieri                                          Clumping bambooBamboo         to 25’high     Use in shade garde...
Otatea acuminata ssp. aztecorum ‘Chica’                     Dwarf Mexican weeping bambooBamboo         4-8 feet tall high ...
Bamboos in graminetum
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Bamboos in graminetum

  1. 1. Suncrest Nurseries Bamboos in Demonstration GardenBambusa textilis Weaver’s bambooBamboo 20-40’ high Dramatic specimen.Most soils. Moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 15-20 deg.F.Deep green leaves on arching culms to 2” in diameter. Forms broad clumps. Thin walled culmsare used for weaving.Bambusa tuldoides Punting pole bambooBamboo 20-40’ high Dramatic specimen, tall screen.Most soils. Regular to moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 20 deg.F. or a little less.Dense bamboo has shiny olive green culms to 2” in diameter. Clumping. Thick walled culms growin a tight clump. There has been confusion with B. ventricosa in identification of this species.Borinda (Fargesia) fungosa ‘Chocolate’ Clumping bambooBamboo 10’+ Use for screen, great texture.Most soils. Moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 15-20 deg.F.Dramatic bamboo forms dense clumps with billowy foliage. Stems in the selection are darkbrown. Pinkish bracts on new growth.Chusquea circinata Clumping bambooBamboo 10-15’ Use in mixed plantings.Well-drained soil. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 25-30 deg.F.Graceful clumping bamboo has dark stems with dense brushes of narrow leaves. From southernMexico. Formerly known as Arthrostylidium species.Chusquea culeou ‘Bluebird’ Clumping bambooBamboo 10-20’ Use in mixed plantings.Well-drained soil. Moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 15 deg. F. or less.Clumping bamboo forms dense clumps with blue stems 10-20’, hardier than typical species.Chusquea mimosa Clumping bambooBamboo to 20’high Use in shade gardens.Most soils. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 20-25 deg.F.Many small leaves on erect red to dark reddish brown stems. Very graceful effect.
  2. 2. Chusquea pittieri Clumping bambooBamboo to 25’high Use in shade gardens.Most soils. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 20-25 deg.F.Arching stems, dense circle of drooping branchlets have almost continuous brush of bright green2" leaves. Excellent clumping bamboo.Chusquea sulcata Clumping bambooBamboo to 15’ high Use as specimen.Most soils. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 25 deg.F. or less.Clumping bamboo from southern Mexico develops mature golden culms with dark green nodes.Lush leaves give a dense appearance.Drepanostachyum khasianumBamboo 12’+Most soils. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 15-20 deg.F.Glossy green culms have maroon coloring above the nodes. Compact form, withrelatively small leaves.Drepanostachyum sengteeanum (falconeri)Bamboo 15-20’+ Use for graceful screen, or focal point.Most soils. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 20-25 deg.F.Very graceful clumping bamboo. Slender arching green stems, narrow bright green leaves.Protect from hot afternoon sun.Himalayacalamus hookerianus ‘Teague’s Blue’ Blue bambooBamboo Up to 20’high Striking plant for individual display.Well-drained soil. Moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 20-25 deg.F.Slender stems, lacy branchlets, pendant narrow, bright green leaves. Young shoots blue;purple bands on nodes. Clumping, but makes broad thickets. (previously known asDrepanostachyum falcatum)Himalayacalamus porcatus Nepalese blue bambooBamboo 10-20 feet high Decorative use.Well-drained soil. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 25-30 deg.F.Tightly clumping bamboo from Nepal has very pale greenish canes and fine leaves.Otatea acuminata ssp. aztecorum Mexican weeping bambooBamboo 10-20 feet high Decorative use.Most soils. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 20-25 deg.F.Clumping, fountainlike growth. Slender stems with billowy clouds of narrow green leaves.
  3. 3. Otatea acuminata ssp. aztecorum ‘Chica’ Dwarf Mexican weeping bambooBamboo 4-8 feet tall high Fine for planters, shade gardens.Most soils. Moderate watering. Light shade. Hardy to 20-25 deg.F.Dwarf form of Mexican weeping bamboo with fountainlike growth. Slender stems carry billowyclouds of narrow leaves.Thamnocalamus aristatusBamboo 8’+ Screens, shade gardens, containers.Most soils. Moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 10 deg.F. or less.Clumping, forming erect fine textured thickets. Slender stems with dark, narrow 3-5” leaves.Best with light shade away from the coast.Thamnocalamus spathiflorus ssp nepalensisBamboo 10-12 Screens, shade gardens, containers.Most soils. Moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 15 deg.F. or less.Clumping mountain bamboo has dense, leafy appearance. Culms can get reddish tinge with age.Draping branches.Yushania alpina Green mountain bambooBamboo 20+ Screens, shade gardens, containers.Most soils. Moderate watering. Sun or light shade. Hardy to 20-25 deg.F.Ethiopian alpine bamboo forms spreading thickets. Traditionally culms have been used for waterpipes, fences and building. Formerly known as Arundinaria alpina.

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