Plant List

Clumping Bamboo

Bambusa beechyana "Beechey Bamboo"

Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'

Bambusa multiplex "Green Alphonse - Midori"

Bambusa mulitiplex, "Golden Goddess"

Bambusa multiplex,"Riviereorum" Chinese Goddess

Bambusa multiplex, "Silverstripe"

Bambusa multiplex "Striped Young"

Bambusa multiplex "Tiny Fern"

Bambusa oldhamii, "Giant Clumping Timber Bamboo"

Bambusa textilis "Weaver's Bamboo"

Bambusa tuldoides "Punting Pole"

Bambusa ventrosica "Buddha's Belly Bamboo"

Bambusa ventrosica  "Buddha's Belly Kimmei"

Borinda boliana

Borinda fungosa

Borinda papyrifera

Chusquea culeou

Chusquea culeou "Cana Prieta"

Chusquea gigantea

Chusquea sulcata

Depranostachyum segteeanum

Fargesia dracocephela, "White Dragon"

Fargesia muriliae, "Umbrella Bamboo"

Fargesia nitida "Fountain Bamboo"

Fargesia nitida "Jiuzhaigou"

Fargesia robusta

Himalayacalamus falconeri, "Damarapa" Candy Stripe Bamboo

Himalayacalamus hookerianus "Teague's Blue"

Himanlayacalamus porcatus

Thamnocalamus crassinodus "Kew Beauty"

Thamnocalamus crassinodus "Merlin"

Thamnocalamus tessellatus "Bergamboes"









Max Height/ft

50

25

15

10

6

25

15

3

55

40

55

55

55

24

20

25

15

15

25

15

30

8

15

12

12

16

20

20

20

15

18

16


Max diam inches

5.0

1.5

1.5

.5

.3

1.5

1.0

.2

4.0

2.0

2.3

2.3

2.3

2.0

1.0

2.0

1.0

1.0

1.5

.8

1.1

.5

.5

.5

.5

1.0

2.0

.8

1.0

.8

.8

1.0




Sun/

Shade

5 = full sun

1 = full shade

5

5

5

5

5

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

5

3

3

3

5

5

5

4

3

3

2

2

2

4

2

2

3

3

3

4




Running Bamboo

Bashania fargesii

Chinobambusa marmorea "Marbled Bamboo"

Chinobambusa marmorea variegata

Chinobambusa quadrangularis "Square Bamboo"

Chinobambusa quadrangularis "Suow"

Chinobambusa quadrangularis "Suow Inversa"

Hibanobambusa tranquillans "Shiroshima"

Indocalamus tesselatus

Phylostachys angusta "Stone Bamboo"

Phylostachys aurea "Dr. Don"

Phylostachys aurea "Koi"

Phylostachys aurea "Holochysa"

Phylostacyhs aureosulcata "Yellow Groove Bamboo"

Phylostachys aureosulcata "Aureocaulis"

Phylostachys aureosulcata "Harbin"

Phylostachys aureosulcata "Spectabalis" Green Groove

Phylostachys bambusoides "Allgold"

Phylostachys bambusoides "Castillon"

Phylostachys bambusoides "Castillon Inversa"

Phylostachys bambusoides "Madake-Giant Japanese Timber"

Phylostachys bambusoides "Marliac"

Phylostachys bissetti

Phylostachys bissetti "Dwarf"

Phylostachys dulcis "Sweetshoot Bamboo"

Phylostachys glauca

Phylostachys heteroclada "Water Bamboo"

Phylostachys heterocycla "Moso"

Phylostachys humilis

Phylostachys nidularia "Big Node Bamboo"

Phylostachys nigra "Black Bamboo"

Phylostachys nigra "Bory - Leopard Skin Bamboo"

Phylostachys nigra "Henon"

Phylostachys nigra "Megurochiku"

Phylostachys nigra "Punctata" Giant Black

Phylostachys violascens

Phylostachys viridis "Robert Young"

Phylostachys vivax

Phylostachys vivax "Aureocaulis"

Pleioblastus akebono

Plieoblastus argenteostriatus

Pleioblastus chino "Vaginatus Variegatus"

Pleioblastus fortunei "Dwarf Whitestripe"

Pleioblastus humilis

Pleioblastus pygmaeus "Pymy Bamboo"

Pleioblastus shibuyanus "Tsuboi"

Plieoblastus simonii "Variegatus"

Pleioblastus viridistriatus "Dwarf Greenstripe"

Plieoblastus viridistriatus "Chrysopyllus"

Pseudasasa japonica "Arrow Bamboo - Yadake"

Pseudosasa japonica "Tsutsumiana - Green Onion Bamboo"

Pseudosasa viridula

Qiongzhuea tumidissinoda "Chinese Walking Stick"

Sasa veitchii "Kuma-Zasa"

Sasa kurilensis "Simofuri"

Sasaella masamuneana "Albostriatia"

Shibatea kumasaca "Okame-Zasa"

Sinobambusa tootsik "Albostriata"

Semiarundaria fastuosa "Narihira Bamboo"

Semiarundaria yamadori

Semiarundaria yashadake

Semiarundaria yashadake "Kimmei"

Yushania anceps "Pitt White"

Yushania chungii

Max diam in

2.0

.5

.5

1.5

.5

.5

1.3

.5

1.3

1.8

1.8

1.8

2.2

1.5

1.5

1.5

2.0

2.0

2.0

6.0

1.5

2.0

1.0

2.8

2.0

1.5

7.0

1.0

1.5

2.0

3.0

4.5

3.5

4.0

2.0

3.0

5.0

5.0

.3

.3

.5

.2

.3

.1

.3

1.5

.3

.3

.8

.8

.8

1.3

.3

.5

.3

.3

1.5

1.5

2.0

1.5

.5

.5

?

Max Height/ft

20

6

6

25

25

25

16

7

22

27

27

27

45

26

26

26

35

35

35

72

25

40

18

40

34

33

75

20

33

30

50

65

54

60

20

40

70

70

2

3

6

4

7

2

9

20

3

3

18

18

18

20

5

6

6

7

30

30

15

25

25

25

?


Sun/ Shade

4

3

3

4

4

4

4

3

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

3

2

3

2

3

3

3

4

2

2

3

3

3

4

2

2

3

3

4

5

5

5

5

3

3

We specialize in mostly clumping bamboo (non-invasive), although we do carry a very limited selection of running bamboo, most of which we propagate from our our own personal bamboo collection.


Below is the selection of bamboo that we most commonly carry and offer for sale.


Clumping (non invasive) varieties most suitable for creating a privacy hedge


Bambusa multiplex ‘Alphonse Karr’ - 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $35


Full sun, 15 to 20 feet tall

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Bambusa multiplex ‘Hedge Bamboo’ - 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $35


Full sun, 15 to 20 feet tall

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Bambusa oldhamii ‘Giant Clumping Timber Bamboo’ - 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $35


Full sun, 30 feet tall

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Bambusa ventricosa ‘Buddha’s Belly Green’ or ‘Buddha’s Belly Kimmei’ - 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $35


Full sun, 8-12 feet tall (in hot Sacramento climate)

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Bambusa textilis ‘Weaver’s Bamboo’ and Bambusa textilis gracilis ‘Graceful Bamboo’- 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $35

Full sun, 30 feet tall

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Bambusa multiplex riviereorum ‘Chinese Goddess’ - 1 gallon for $18; 3 gallon for $30


Full sun, 4 feet tall

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Bambusa multiplex ‘Golden Goddess’ - 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $32

Full sun, 10-12 feet tall

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Other unusual clumping (non-invasive) bamboo, suitable as ornamental of garden centerpieces but not for creating a privacy hedge. 

Bambusa multiplex ‘Silverstripe - 1gallon for $20, 3 gallon for $35

Full sun, 15 feet

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Borinda fungosa - 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $35

Afternoon shade, 15 feet

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Himalayacalamus hookerianus ‘Teague’s Blue’- Not available


Afternoon shade, 15 feet

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Yushania boliana - 1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $35

Afternoon shade, 15 feet

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Running bamboo, recommended to be grown in a container.

Phylostachys nigra ‘Black Bamboo’ - 30 feet, full sun - 1, 3 and 5 gallon


1 gallon for $20; 3 gallon for $32

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Other bamboo from our personal collection...

We have a personal bamboo collection that we propagate from time to time. If you see a variety you are looking for please call (916) 300-6335 or e-mail sean@madmanbamboo.com.

Phone: (916) 300-6335

Email:  sean@madmanbamboo.com


Text: (916) 300-6335


We sell bamboo plants at plant sales and other special events.  To find out where we are selling bamboo plants next you can do one or all of the following: check our ‘Upcoming Events’ page, sign up for our e-newsletter (top left of this page), ‘like’ us on Facebook which we update often.


We can also ship plants to most states in the United States.  Send us an e-mail at sean@madmanbamboo.com with your zip code and the bamboo you want (variety, size and quantity) and we can provide a no obligation shipping estimate. Find - plants available and prices.


We no longer offer on-site appointments.


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