Plants



10 to 40m
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Full sun to part shade

An attractive Australian rainforest tree with dark glossy leaves and masses of yellow and red flowers during summer. Flowers attract lorikeets. Valuable timber. Good strong tree in high wind areas. A popular street tree in parks and gardens.

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.

35m
Min.temp: Tolerates some frost
Full sun

A fast growing Australian rainforest tree bearing distinctive blue edible fruits. The Blue Quandong has a large buttressed trunk with vertically flat visible roots which are as much a feature as the actual tree.

2m (in pot), 20m+ (in ground)
Part shade / shade if grown in pots.

A spectacular indoor pot plant or outdoor canopy tree. Thick glossy leathery leaves which range from burgundy red to almost black. Cutting the tops off will cause side branching which easily enables a staggered bushy look when grown as an indoor specimen.

2m (in pot), 20m+ (in ground)
Part shade / Shade (if grown in pots)

Thick glossy leathery leaves with a somewhat mottled assortment of colours . Great indoor or patio pot plant. Can easily be pruned to desired size and shape.

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.

25cm
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

As per G. angustifolia but culms have yellow striations.

25m
Min.temp: -2°C
Full sun

A magnificent bamboo which produces exceptional quality timber - straight and strong. If you have the space and are after a good timber bamboo (as well as a spectacular ornamental), then this is a must have. Thorny lower branches. Open clumping.

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.