All our bamboos varieties are non-invasive/clumping.



Majestic and statuesque, it is a very dramatic specimen in the landscape, with beautiful silvery canes and dark green foliage.

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Strong, durable and straight canes are construction grade. Overall, one of our favorite plants. Can grow well in dry & windy locations with good irrigation.

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Maxima is a bold and beautiful statetment in the landscape and generally attains a height around 50 feet with 4-5 inch diameter canes.

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Philippine Sweet Shoot


Gorgeous, large plant. The polished canes have beautifully, clearly defined segments and will go burnt orange in the sun.

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Oxyenanthera-abyssinica-Wine Bamboo

This plant (to about 30-40 feet tall) is commonly referred to as ‘wine bamboo’, this non-invasive bamboo grows in almost any condition here in Hawai’i.

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A lovely garden bamboo to about 25′ tall. Lush dark green foliage and striped lower canes. With it’s tight footprint, it’s perfect for privacy hedges…

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Monastery Bamboo


This is a bamboo that does it all. Highly esteemed for its grace and beauty and it’s construction grade canes.

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We do two cultivars of this species (Greenstripe & Silverstripe). Both of them create fabulous hedges and privacy screens.

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Singapore Hedge


It is tough in any condtions in Hawaii, from the ocean to the cooler mauka areas.

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A large, striated, beautiful and strong species is a great plant. Construction grade canes – edible shoots. Beautiful arching growth habit.

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Sometimes called ‘Silk Bamboo’ in Thailand where it is often used as an ornamental. About 30 feet tall with 2+ inch diameter canes that are dense, almost solid and seem to be very strong.

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Lumpy Noodle


A short, and highly entertaining bamboo with its dramatically swollen internodes. “Lumps” better closer to the ocean; mostly recommended below 500 ft elevation.

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Himalayan Weeping / Purple Jade


This extremely graceful bamboo is one of the smaller blue bamboos for mauka gardens. The new shoots are burgundy and the new canes are covered with a white powder…

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‘Ohe Kahiko

'Ohe kahiko

We believe that this is the Canoe Plant that the original Polynesians introduced to the Islands of Hawaii. This is the bamboo that is traditionally used for nose flutes and hula implements.

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Malay Dwarf

Malay Dwarf as a hedge

Happy in wind and sun, this plant is a good choice if you need a dense shortish privacy screen or…

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I’s masses of graceful, feathery leaves is often referred to as the tropical version of a Japanese Maple. Like the Japanese Maple, this plant is semi-deciduous…

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Costa Rican Weeping / liebmanii


Absolutely gorgeous. The common name of this bamboo around here is ‘the one everyone wants’. A remarkable garden or container plant.

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Damarapa / Candy Cane


A beautiful and elegant ornamental from the foothills of the Himalayas. 15-20 feet tall with slender canes.

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Bali White

Bali White Stripe

Does well from sea level to at least 3500’ but looks best where there is rainfall. White stripes on canes and larges leaves that stand up to heat and wind, combined with relatively quick growth…

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Dendrocalamus peculiaris


It is a relatively new introduction from China where there are many beautiful bamboos to chose from; this one is primarily planted as an ornamental. The timber is used for construction.

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Emerald Bamboo


Clean, vertical and gorgeous. Good anywhere in Hawaii. Supposed to be a bit shorter than the regular textilis but we think that has more to do with environment than species.

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