Plants



1.5 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

This is the preferred ginger for Thai cooking. Tight clumps of beautiful lush green foliage which produces cream flowers.

1m
Min.temp: Tolerates frost
Grows best in near full sun / part shade.

An unusual and fascinating plant which will have one giant divided leaf atop a mottled fleshy stem. After a few years, it will produce large plum coloured flowers which are highly fragrant. Corms are edible and can be used to treat obesity.

From $33.00

10m
Min.temp: -5°C
Full sun to part shade

A nice bamboo with straight strong (near solid) culms and edible shoots. It has a very tight clumping growth habit and slightly weeping tops with lush foliage. Some of the culms may have a cream striation on the lower inter-nodes.

From $16.50

15 to 18m
Min.temp: -9°C
Full sun to part shade

A very hardy and fast growing bamboo which forms dense upright clumps. Good for windbreaks and privacy screens and produces great edible shoots.

60 to 90cm
Can be grown in full sun, but does better in semi shaded spots

A tropical perennial plant with thick fleshy rootlets which are widely used in cooking in Thailand and Indonesia for their aromatic spicy flavour. Can be eaten raw in salads, added to soups and curries, and made into pickles.

Up to 5m
Min.temp: Frost free
Full sun to part shade

Grow your own coffee! An evergreen shrub with glossy green foliage which produces masses of white flowers in spring, followed by green berries which turn red when maturing in Autumn. Harvestable berries (coffee beans) within 2 or 3 years of planting.

From $11.00

1 to 2m
Prefers part shade

A great hardy landscaping ginger with red edible flowers produced from lemon yellow cones.

70 to 100cm
Part shade

This is a new release and an absolute gem of a ginger. A compact growing costus with maroon stems and undersides of leaves. As with many costus, the yellow flowers are edible and make a great zesty addition to salads.

From $11.00

0.5 to 1m
Part shade / Shade

A fantastic ginger which flowers nearly year round. Bright red bracts with orange flowers. Great in any garden or pot. The orange day flowers are edible which make a zesty addition to your garden salads.

0.5 to 1m
Full sun to part shade

The rhizomes of this native Australian ginger can be used as a spice in cooking in much the same way as its Asian relative (Turmeric - Cur. Domestica). This ginger also makes a great ornamental plant with its mauve bracts and yellow flowers. Deciduous.

60 to 80cm
Full sun to part shade

A deciduous ginger which grows to about 60 or 70cm in height. Roots can be harvested in Autumn or Winter and eaten - usually dried and ground (Ground Turmeric). Great for cut flowers.

30m
Min.temp: -5°C
Full sun

A magnificent looking bamboo with enormous straight culms which are covered in velvet-like hair. Grown commercially for timber and edible shoots.If you have the space, then it makes a stunning feature plant. Best suited to acreage due to its giant size.

30m
Min.temp: -5°C
Full sun

This black culmed giant produces great timber and boasts the fastest growth rate of all the big bamboos. It also produces beautiful sweet edible shoots. A must have if you've got the space.

36m
Min.temp: -4°C
Full sun

Tallest bamboo in the world. It's thick walled culms makes good timber. Edible shoots. Potentially, it can grow to the specified height. However, in Australian conditions, it is unusual to see it taller than 25m.

36m
Min.temp: -5°C
Full sun

Green culms that turn black with age. A vigorous grower with thick walled culms which produces good quality timber. Edible shoots.

30m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

Potentially one of the largest bamboo in the world with quality timber and edible shoots. Needs tropical conditions to reach its potential. In subtropical climates such as at Bamboo Land, it tends to grow to about 20m.

25m
Min.temp: -4°C
Full sun

A beautiful bamboo with light green culms, tidy upright growth habit and large leaves. The main feature of this bamboo (apart from its beauty) is the sweet tasting shoots. It is by far one of the best bamboos for edible shoots.

24m
Min.temp: -4°C
Full sun

Light green culms striped with darker green. Large leaves with occasional yellow stripes. A magnificent ornamental with good edible shoots.

From $55.00

15m
Min.temp: -4°C
Full sun

Striated form of D. Brandisii. A beautiful bamboo with good timber and edible shoots. Green culms with yellow striations, large leaves, and slightly arching culms.

15m
Min.temp: -4°C
Full sun

A large bamboo with small leaves, and a very branchy and bushy growth habit. The culms are erect with weeping tops. The small leaves gives it a 'fluffy' appearance which makes it look great when viewed from a distance.

15m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

Great timber and edible shoots. An attractive bamboo due to its unusual rusty orange culms and large leaves. This bamboo flowered gregariously in 2005. All plants sold now are from the seedlings.

6m
Min.temp: 5°C
Full sun

An attractive evergreen tree which produces fruit known as 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Fruit can be used as a chocolate substitute in recipes and milkshakes. Fruit can be eaten fresh, is low in fat, and is an excellent source of vitamin C.

2 to 3m
Full sun to part shade

Light pink flower spikes which usually get to 50cm in height. Flowers easily. Good cut flower. As with most of the Torch Gingers, the unopened buds of the flowers are edible and often used in soups, curries and salads in South East Asia.

3 to 4m
Full sun to part shade

Long-lasting soft-pink flower spikes. Keep moist and well fed during growing season to get optimal flowering. Like most of the Torch Gingers, this one has edible flower buds. The edible torch gingers are commonly called 'bunga kantan' in Malaysia.

3 to 5m
Full sun to part shade

A massive ginger producing long-lasting flower spikes up to 1m tall. Keep moist and well fed during growing season for optimal flowering. The bottom of the stems and underground rhizomes tend to be quite a dark red colour. Flower buds are edible.

2 - 3m
Full sun to part shade

A torch ginger with pure white flowers. Keep moist and well fed during growing season for optimal flowering. The white tends to be a bit less cold tolerant than other torch gingers - best suited to tropics or warm protected gardens elsewhere.

From $22.00

20m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A green culmed bamboo with good timber and edible shoots. The timber is usually nice and straight - reasonably thick walled.

30m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A vigorous grower which produces first grade timber and edible shoots. Straight cream striped culms makes this bamboo not only great to look at, but also opens up a world of practical uses. Highly recommended.

From $44.00

30m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A giant bamboo with straight cream striated culms with large leaves. The culms are smooth and glossy. The timber is usually nice and straight, and the shoots are high eating quality.

8 to 10m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A straight, large leafed bamboo with cream striated culms. A beautiful plant with edible shoots and good timber. Good for windbreaks, noise/dust barriers, etc.

0.5 to 1m
Full sun to part shade

A perennial with flat, fan-like arrangement of leaves with small star shaped speckled flowers. Grows well in moist, well drained positions in full sun. The rhizomes have important medicinal properties which have been traditionally used in China.

6m
Min.temp: -3°C
Full sun to part shade

A small open clumping bamboo. Both shoots and a pear-like seeds are edible.

15m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

Beautiful light green culms and soft fine-leafed foliage. Needs good growing conditions and well drained soil in order to grow well. The new shoots are among the best for eating, so good in fact, that they can be eaten raw.

20m
Min.temp: -20°C
Full sun

A large running bamboo with excellent quality timber and shoots. Native to China, this species is the most common source of bamboo timber in China for manufacturing and bamboo textiles. Grows best in temperate climates, or cool sub-tropical regions.

6m
Min.temp: -4°C
Full sun to part shade

Tight clumping ornamental with slightly weeping culms, very fine leaves and edible shoots. The solid or near solid culms makes it a good strong timber bamboo.

2 to 5m
Min.temp: 5°C
Part shade

The vanilla vine is actually a climbing orchid which produces the valuable vanilla pods. Quite large green/yellow flowers are produced which must be hand pollinated in order for them to produce the vanilla pods.

1m
Full sun to part shade

This is the common eating ginger whereby the roots are used as a spice in cooking. This plant is deciduous. Its after the foliage dies down in late Autumn that the ginger rhizomes are harvested.

1.5 to 2m
Part shade

Widely known as shampoo ginger due to the milky substance found in the cone, which is traditionally used in many cultures in South East Asia. The roots are also a valuable herbal medicine, usually ground, and used for various ailments. Deciduous.