Arrow Bamboo is unique for lots of reasons, one being that the Japanese literally use to make arrows out of this plant! A great option for those looking for a screen that’s not “too” high, it generally grows between 8-18 feet.
This collector bamboo has an extremely strange appearance caused by the plants nodes being stacked randomly. The cane color is yellow with green stripes.
Black bamboo is an extremely popular bamboo used a lot in decoration and light wood work. It’s also considered to be a great garden center piece as the black culms contrast beautifully with the green leaves.
Henon is a HUGE beautiful bamboo species known not only for its timber qualities, but also for its ability to form screens.
Phyllostachys heteroclada is a cold hardy bamboo that can withstand temperatures down to -10 F. Solid Stem gets its name from the lower parts of the canes which are nearly solid in structure.
The roots of Nuda can survive to -20 F which makes it one of the most cold hardy of all the running bamboo species.
Moso is the tallest temperate bamboo plant species on earth, and there’s no mistaking it. The color of the culms are a dark green, but what makes this plant especially distinguishable are the hairs that grow on the canes.
With similar appearance to Japanese Timber Bamboo, Phyllostachys Vivax is a commonly sought after species with large dark green leaves and cream colored culms.
As fat as temperate timber bamboos go, this is the strongest and has the best woodworking and woodcraft qualities. This is an upright species that does well in wind, and snow (as long as the temperatures are above 5 F).
Phyllostachys Viridis is a quick growing timber bamboo that does best in mild to warm climates. It’s actually known for being drought hardy once matured.