Bamboo Plant Sales

Bamboo is the perfect screening plant. Smaller varieties are suited for planters as well as ground. All bamboo varieties prefer good drainage but well watered and will grow faster if watered over summer.

If you choose a planter it is important to have a watering system for best results. Feed in Spring, Summer and Autumn. Jungle Flora Bamboo sells the optimum fertiliser for container grown plants. Please enquire.

IF YOU ARE AFTER SHELTER BAMBOO FOR LARGER PROPERTIES THEN BAMBUSA OLDHAMII IS THE BEST VARIETY. WE ARE OFFERING A CHEAPER RATE FOR ORDERS OVER 40 PLANTS. $1000.00 FOR 40 PLANTS WILL DO 80 METRES OF WINDBREAK. BAMBUSA OLDHAMII WHEN ESTABLISHED IS ALSO AN EFFECTIVE SECURITY SOLUTION.

Information and pricing  for our bamboo varieties are broken down to small, medium and large. Please scroll down.

 AFTERCARE NOTES FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO CARE FOR BAMBOO AFTER YOUR PURCHASE
Bamboo aftercare information

 

Small Bamboo

Bambusa multiplex – Golden Goddess

Bambusa multiplex – Golden Goddess

This is our most popular choice for smaller gardens, decks and tight spaces. It provides screening up to 4m but is easily clipped to have any height below that. It is the best container choice because of its smaller habit. It won’t grow out of its container as fast as the larger varieties.

Mature height: 3-4m Tall

Description:
If left alone it will reach approx 4m. It has an upright bushy habit (ref picture lower left) It is very easy to hedge as it clips well. It is the best variety for containers as it is a smaller variety. (ref middle picture)
We have just released our largest grade in 45L bags. (Feb 2019) The plant size is similar to the featured image photo. This grade is lovely and bushy and provides instant screening for those needing privacy NOW.

Despite its name this is NOT a golden variety. It is green.

Conditions: Cold hardy to -8C

Recommended planting spacing: 500mm -750mm

     

Available sizes

Bag size Height Price
PB8    1m $35.00 +gst
PB28  2m $120.00 +gst
45L 3m $285.00 +gst

General size information:
Sizes are approximate and depend on the season. Generally, they are bigger at the end of summer as they’ve had a full growing season. 
The bigger the pot the more shoots and the bushier the plant. The small plants may have 1 or 2 shoots whilst the largest grades may have 10 or more shoots.

Medium Bamboo

Bambusa multiplex – Cream Stripe

Best and most popular variety for screening two storey buildings, apartment blocks, industrial sites etc. It provides a full screen up to 6m. It can be pleached like Slender Weavers bamboo but is best as a full bushy hedge.

Mature height: 6m Tall

Description:
Attractive green and cream striped canes. 3cm canes. 
Medium sized hedge.
Useful for garden stakes.

Conditions: Sun or shade. Cold hardy to -12C

Recommended planting spacing: 1m

Available sizes

Bag size Height Price
PB8   1m $45.00 +gst
PB28  2m $145.00 +gst
45L 3m $295.00 +gst

Size information
Sizes are approximate and depend on the season. Generally, they are bigger at the end of summer as they’ve had a full growing season. 
The bigger the pot the more shoots and the bushier the plant. The small plants may have 1 or 2 shoots whilst the largest grades may have 10 or more shoots.

Himalayacalamus hookerianus – Himalayan Blue Bamboo

Himalayacalamus hookerianus – Himalayan Blue Bamboo

Blue bamboo is a very attractive bamboo with 3cm blue canes. The feathery leaves are soft and graceful making it a really stunning specimen plant. Its dense habit also makes it an effective screen.

Mature height: 6m Tall

Description: 
It is a rare species and not seen in many gardens.
A good alternative to Black Bamboo which is an invasive runner.

Conditions: Light shade. Cold hardy to -5

Recommended planting spacing: 1m

  

Available sizes

Bag size Height Price
PB8    1m $65.00 +gst
PB28  2+m $185.00 +gst
45L 3+m $485.00 +gst

Size information
Sizes are approximate and depend on the season. Generally, they are bigger at the end of summer as they’ve had a full growing season. 
The bigger the pot the more shoots and the bushier the plant. The small plants may have 1 or 2 shoots whilst the largest grades may have 10 or more shoots.

Bambusa multiplex – Alphonse Karr

Bambusa multiplex – Alphonse Karr

Perfect as a medium sized hedge. Very hardy for colder gardens.

Mature height: 5-6m Tall

Description:
Attractive gold and green striped canes. 3cm canes.
Perfect as a medium sized hedge.
Useful for garden stakes.

Conditions: Sun or shade. Cold hardy to -12C

Recommended planting spacing: 800mm – 1m

   

Available sizes

Bag size Height Price
PB8    1-1.2m $35.00 +gst

Size information:
Sizes are approximate and depend on the season. Generally, they are bigger at the end of summer as they’ve had a full growing season. 
The bigger the pot the more shoots and the bushier the plant. The small plants may have 1 or 2 shoots whilst the largest grades may have 10 or more shoots.

Bambusa textilis gracilis – Slender Weavers Bamboo

Bambusa textilis gracilis – Slender Weavers Bamboo

Our most popular bamboo for screening as it can be pleached. It has clear straight canes and a very tidy habit. Reaches 6-7m if left alone but can easily be pruned and clipped.

Mature height: 6-7m

Description:
It can be planted in a narrow space by reducing the canes to the desired plant width. (minimum 40cm)
Its upright habit and bushiness make it the perfect screening hedge.
Left alone it will make a tall hedge or the canes can be pleached by removing the branches and reducing the amount of canes. This gives a modern architectural look.
Perfect for containers. Useful for garden stakes.
Very fast growing, reaching screen height in 2-3 years depending on which size you purchase.

Conditions: Sun or shade. Cold hardy to -7C

Recommended planting spacing: 800mm – 1m

  

Available sizes

Bag size Height Price
PB8    1-1.2m $45.00 +gst
PB28  2.2-2.8m $145.00 +gst

General size information:
Sizes are approximate and depend on the season. Generally, they are bigger at the end of summer as they’ve had a full growing season. 
The bigger the pot the more shoots and the bushier the plant. The small plants have 1 or 2 shoots whilst the largest grades may have 10 or more shoots. (45L)

Large Bamboo

Bambusa oldhamii – Windbreak Bamboo

Bambusa oldhamii – Windbreak Bamboo

Bambusa oldhamii is the most effective and popular choice in New Zealand for shelter for farms, horticultural blocks and lifestyle blocks. One grower has used it to stop people stealing his avocado crop.

Mature height: 15m Tall

Description:
Tall bamboo. Used on large properties as a wind break or boundary fence. 5-10cm culms.
Once established, this variety becomes a thick impenetrable hedge. 
Canes are perfect for making fences, stakes and garden screens.
Edible shoots.

Conditions: Sun or shade. Cold hardy to -6

Recommended planting spacing: 1.5 – 2m.

     

Available sizes

Bag size Height Price
PB8    1-1.5m $35.00 +gst
*PB8 1 -1.5 bulk order $25+gst

Size information:
Sizes are approximate and depend on the season. Generally, they are bigger at the end of summer as they’ve had a full growing season. 
The bigger the pot the more shoots and the bushier the plant. The small plants may have 1 or 2 shoots whilst the largest grades may have 10 or more shoots.

*PB8 bulk price $1000.00 + gst per 40 plants and $25 plus gst ea thereafter. 40 plants will create shelter for 70 – 80m
This bulk option only applies to Bambusa oldhamii

Contact

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