Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'
A common clumping bamboo known for the yellow culms with irregular green stripes. Culms get a little red in the sun. Growth will be slow in areas with a cool summer. Makes a good house plant.
Bambusa multiplex golden goddess
Bambusa multiplex 'Golden Goddess' bamboo is a dwarf form similar to Fernleaf Bamboo but with larger leaves. It is considered a tropical or sub-tropical species. The culms have numerous branches at a node with one or two usually much larger than the rest with 10 to 20
closely spaced two ranked leaves. The culms tend to be yellowish.
Otatea acuminata aztecorum
The Mexican Weeping Bamboo is often used in ornamental gardens which receive partial or full sun. It is somewhat drought tolerant, but benefits from regular watering and feeding. Best in well drained evenly moist soil. Mexican Weeping Bamboo is easily grown in pots to around 6 feet tall, but may achieve 15 feet or more if planted in the ground and regularly fed and watered. It is a fast growing clumping bamboo which can spread one or two feet in each direction yearly.
Of all the giant tropical bamboos grown in the United States, this is the most common. It
grows in tight clumps, is very straight and has wide leaves that grow on fairly short branches. This bamboo grows vigorously. Clump bamboos have underground stems that sprout vertical shoots much closer to their parent plants, usually growing slowly outward.
A large tender clumping bamboo with a maximum height of 50 feet under optimum conditions. Large arching golden yellow culms have green vertical stripes that look like drip marks. Branches are often striped as well.
The native location is unknown because this species has been cultivated worldwide for such a long time.
Buddha Belly Bamboo is a highly ornamental plant. The resemblance of the swollen stem sections to the bulging belly of Buddha depicted in paintings and sculptures gives rise to the name of this bamboo. The swollen stems are usually seen when the plant is grown under stressful conditions.
In our garden with an abundance of water and nutrients it is the fastest growing and the most dense of any bamboo we grow, and it does not develope the bulging sections in these optimal conditions.
Weavers bamboo. A suptropical genus which is fast-growing and dense. The most attractive
and graceful of the Giant Bambusa. It is strongly vertical with a small arching at the culm tips. The internodes are long and branching start quite high. Neater and more compact than oldhamii. Good in the garden, in a container and or in a bright well lit indoor location.