Our Bamboo

 

A listing of all the bamboo varieties we have at Mid-Atlantic Bamboo.
Those varieties in grey are generally not yet available for sale.

Our latest price sheet can be found here: MAB Bamboo Pricing(pdf) (updated 12/6/2019). 

 

Botanical Name Friendly Names Rated Height (Ft) Rated Maximum Diameter (In) Rated Minimum Temperature (F) Sun Spreading
Arundinaria
tecta 
"Switch Cane" 6 0.5 -10 Full Aggressive
Arundinaria
gigantea 'Macon' 
"Macon Rivercane" 20 1.0 -22 Full Aggressive
Bambusa
oldhamii
Giant Timber
clumping
55' 4" 21 Full Clumper
Bambusa
multiplex
'Hedge Bamboo'
25' 1 1/2" 18 Full Clumper
Bambusa
multiplex
'Alphonse Karr'
25' 1 1/2" 18 Full Clumper
Bambusa
multiplex
'Golden Goddess'
10' 1/2" 18 Full Clumper
Bambusa
multiplex
'Silverstripe'
25' 1 1/2" 18 Full Clumper
Bambusa
multiplex
'Tiny Fern'
6' 1/4" 18 Full Clumper
Brachystachyum
densiflorum
20' 1" 5 1/2 day Aggressive
Fargesia
nitida
Fountain Bamboo 12' 0 1/2" -15 1/4 day Clumper
Fargesia
robusta
16' 1" 0 3/4 day Clumper
Fargesia
robusta
'Wolong'
Wolong 17' 1" 0 3/4 day Clumper
Fargesia
jiuzhaigou
'genf'
12' 0 1/2" -15 1/4 day Clumper

Fargesia
jiuzhaigou IV

8' 0 1/2" -15 1/4 day Clumper
Fargesia
jiuzhaigou I
12' 0 1/2" -15 1/4 day Clumper
Fargesia
jiuzhaigou II
12' 0 1/2" -15 1/4 day Clumper
Fargesia
dracocephala
'Rufa'
7' 0 1/2" 0 3/4 day Clumper
Hibanobambusa
tranquillans
'Shiroshima'
"Tranquil" 16' 1 1/4" 3 3/4 day Moderate
Indocalamus latifolius 10' 1/2" 0 1/2 day Aggressive
Indocalamus sp.
'Solidus'
8' 3/4" -5 1/2 day Aggressive
Indocalamus
tessellatus
7' 1/2" -10 1/4 day Slow
Otatea
acuminata
ssp. 'Aztecorum'
Mexican
Weeping
bamboo
20' 1 1/2" 22 3/4 Clumper
Phyllostachys
angusta-McClure
22' 1 1/4" -2 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
atrovaginata
"Incense'
"Congesta"
25' 2 3/4" -10 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys aurea 
'Golden'
"Golden"
"Fishpole Bamboo"
27 1 3/4" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys aurea
'Kansai'
Holochrysa
"Golden Golden" 27' 1 3/4" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys aurea
'Koi'
27' 1 3/4" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
aureosulcata
'Spectablis'
"Spectacular Bamboo" 26' 1 1/2" -5 Full Very Aggressive
Phyllostachys
aureosulcata
'Aureocaulis'
26' 1 1/2" -5 Full Very Aggressive
Phyllostachys
aureosulcata
'Harbin'
26' 1 1/2" -5 Full Very Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bambusoides
'Allgold'
35' 2" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bambusoides
"Giant Japanese Timber Bamboo"
"Madake"
72' 6" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bambusoides
'Marliac'
"Corduroy" 25' 1/2" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bambusoides
'McClure's Castillon'
35' 2" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bambusoides
'Richard Haubrich'
35' 2" 5 Full Slow
Phyllostachys
bambusoides
'Tanakae'
"Bamboo spotted" 45' 3" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bambusoides
'White Crookstem'
48' 3" 0 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bissetii
"David Bisset" 40' 2" -15 Full Very Aggressive
Phyllostachys
bissetii
'Dwarf'
"Dwarf Bisset" 18' 1" -15 Full Very Aggressive
Phyllostachys
dulcis
"Sweetshoot" 40' 2 3/4" 0 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
mannii
'decora'
"Decora"
"Beautiful Bamboo"
30' 2 1/2" -11 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
edulis
"Moso" 75' 7" -3 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
edulis
'Anderson'
"Moso" 75' 7" -6 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
edulis
'Avery Island'
"Moso" 75' 7" -3 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
edulis
'Haubrich'
"Moso" 75' 7" -3 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
elegans
"Elegant" 32' 2 1/4" 0 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
flexuosa
"Zigzag" 31' 2 1/4" 0 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
glauca
"Glauca" 34' 2" 0 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
heteroclada
'Solidstem'
"Solidstem" 24' 3/4" -10 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
humilis
20' 1" 3 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
iridescens
40' 2.8" 3 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
iridescens
'Striata'
40' 2.8" 3 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
lithophila
?' ?" 8 Full ?
Phyllostachys
makinoi
'Makino'
60' 3" 0 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
nidularia
'Farcta'
33' 1 1/2" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
nigra
'Henon'
"Giant Gray" 65' 4 1/2" 0 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
nigra
"Black Bamboo" 30 2" 5 3/4 day Aggressive
Phyllostachys
nigra
'Bory'
"Snakeskin Bamboo" 50' 3" 3 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
nigra
'Daikokuchiku'
"Giant Black" 57' 3 1/4" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
nigra
'Hale'
"Hale" 20' 1 1/2" 0 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
nigra
'Megurochiku'
"Black Stripe"
"Megurochiku"
54' 3 1/2" 3 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
nigra
'Mejiro'
"Mejiro" 50' 3" 0 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
nigra
'Shimadake'
"Mejiro" 54' 3.5" 5 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
nuda
"Nuda" 34' 1 3/4" -20 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
praecox
'prevernalis'
33' 2" -3 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
rubromarginata
"Rubro" 60' 3" -5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
viridis
'Houzeau'
"Yellow Stripe" 45' 3 1/4" -5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
viridis
'Robert Young'
40' 3" 5 Full Aggressive
Phyllostachys
vivax
"Vivax" 70' 5" -5 Full Moderate
Phyllostachys
vivax
'Aureocaulis'
70' 5" -5 Full Moderate
Pleioblastus
chino
'Elegantissimus'
"Chino Elegant" 10' 1/2" 10 1/2 Day Moderate
Pleioblastus
chino
'Murakamianus'
"Chino Fine White Stripe" 10' 3/4" 10 1/2 Day Moderate
Pleioblastus
chino
'Vaginatus Variegatus'
"Chino Variegated" 6' 1/2" 10 1/2 Day Moderate
Pleioblastus
distichus
'Mini'
"Distichus Mini" 2' 1/8" -5 1/2 Day Very Aggressive
Pleioblastus
distichus
"Dwarf Fernleaf"
"Distichus"
2' 1/8" -5 1/2 Day Very Aggressive
Pleioblastus
distichus
'Akebono'
"Dwarf Fernleaf"
"Distichus"
2' 1/8" -5 1/2 Day Aggressive
Pleioblastus
fortunei
"Dwarf Whitestripe" 4' 1/4" 10 1/4 Day Aggressive
Pleioblastus
pygmaeus
"Pygmy" 2' 1/8" 0 1/2 Day Very Aggressive
Pleioblastus
pygmaeus
'Ramosissimus'
"Pygmy Tall"
"Ramosissimus"
6' 1/8" 0 1/2 Day Very Aggressive
Pleioblastus
shibuyanus
'Tsuboi'
"Tsuboi (Sue boy)" 9" 1/4" -5 1/2 Day Very Aggressive
Pleioblastus
simonii
'Simon'
"Medake"
"Simon"
20' 1 1/2" 5 3/4 Day Moderate
Pleioblastus
simonii
'Variegatus'
"Simon Variegated" 20' 1 1/2" 5 3/4 Day Moderate
Pleioblastus
viridistriatus
'Chrysophyllus'
"Dwarf Golden Leaf" 3' 1/4" 0 1/4 Day Aggressive
Pleioblastus
viridistriatus
'Dwarf Greenstripe' 3' 1/4" 0 1/4 Day Aggressive
Pseudosasa
amabilis
'Tonkin Cane'
"Tea Stick Bamboo" 50' 2 1/2" 5 Full Aggressive
Pseudosasa
japonica
'Arrow'
"Arrow" 18' 3/4" 5 1/2 Day Moderate
Pseudosasa
japonica
'Tsutsumiana'
"Green Onion" 18' 3/4" 5 1/2 day Moderate
Pseudosasa
japonica
'Variegata'
"Arrow Variegated" 18' 3/4" 5 1/2 Day Moderate
Sasa
nipponica
'Ward'
2' 1/8" 8 1/4 Day Aggressive
Sasa
Palmata
7' 1/2" 0 1/4 Day Aggressive
Sasa
Veitchii
"Kuma Zasa" 5' 1/4" 5 1/4 Day Aggressive
Sasaella
masamuneana
'Albostriata'
"Sasaella Sam" 6' 1/4" 5 1/2 Day Aggressive
Sasaella
ramosa
6' 1/4" 0 3/4 Day Very Aggressive
Semiarundinaria
fastuosa
"Narihira"
"Se. Japanese Palm"
30' 1 1/2" 0 Full Moderate
Semiarundinaria
okuboi
"Se. Okey Boy" 25' 1 1/2' 5 Full Aggressive
Semiarundinaria
yashadake
'Kimmei'
"Se.Kimmy Eye" 25' 1 1/2" 5 Full Moderate
Shibataea
Chinensis
'Sh. Chinensis' 2' 1/8" -5 1/2 Day Moderate
Shibataea
kumasaca
"Sh. Rusus Kumasaca" 7' 1/4" -5 1/2 Day Slow
Shibataea
lancifolia
"Sh. Lancifolia"" 7' 1/4" -5 1/2 Day Moderate
Sinobambusa
tootsik
"Temple Bamboo" 30' 1 1/2" 10 3/4 Day Aggressive
Sinobambusa tootsik 'Albostriata" 'Temple Bamboo variegated' 30' 1 1/2" 10 3/4 Day Very Aggressive
Qiongzhuea tumidissinoda 'Walking Stick' 20' 1.3" 10 3/4 Day Moderate
Yushania anceps
'Pitt White'
"Pitt White" 25' 1/2" 10 3/4 Day Moderate