Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Aureocaulis’ – Golden Beijing Bamboo;
  Sun to bright shade, to 26 feet, USDA Zones 6b-9, a yellow-caned form of
P. aureosulcata.
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30 Myers Road
Summertown, Tn. 38483-7323   U.S.A

Phone:        (931) 964-4151
Fax:           (931) 964-4228
Hours: 7:00 am-5:00 pm CST
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Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Harbin’ – Harbin Ribbed Bamboo;
 Sun/bright shade, to 26 feet, USDA Zones 6b-9.  Culms have a celery-like green ribbing with yellow valleys.  
This is a stable, virally induced mutation – it is not infectious!
Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Spectabilis’
  To 25 +/- feet.  A reverse of the species type with yellow canes with a dramatic green sulcus.  Does well
in Kansas City!
Edge of an established grove
Grove interior
Shown are 12-15' landscape grade
clumps in our holding yard
Phyllostachys bissetii – Bisset’s Bamboo;
 Our most popular for visual screening, formal (can be sheared as we saw in Belgium and as one of our clients near
Kansas City does on the island separating a boulevard.) or informal, to 40 feet – usually less, USDA Zones 6-9.  
One of the toughest, establishes rapidly.    Dark green leaves and canes, early shooting with tasty shoots.
Phyllostachys bissetii shown as
a ¼ mile long sheared hedge at
an office park near Kansas City.
Phyllostachys dulcis – Sweet Shoot Bamboo;
 To 40 feet, USDA Zones 7-9.  Reaches 3 1/2 inch diameter here but has thin walls so not good for
construction – mostly grown for food and/or shade.  Sizes up quickly.
Inside well groomed grove showing
cane bases
80± year-old grove in Anderson S.C.
controlled on this side by mowing and
by a creek on back side.The Southeast
Chapter of ABS holds a workday each    
spring to remove weeds and dead or
dying canes and keep the grove looking
its best!        
Lining a drive in the South
of France (150 year old
seedling Redwoods in
Phyllostachys edulis – Moso Bamboo;
 The most widely grown and utilized bamboo worldwide traditionally, to 75 feet, USDA Zones 7-9.  5.9 inches d.b.
h. (diameter at breast height) – is the largest we’ve seen in the U.S.  Moso is very early shooting and is grown for
both food and timber
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