Growing Bamboos in the Kootenays

Bamboo Grove at Spiral Farm

Bamboo Grove at Spiral Farm, Winlaw, BC
June 2013

Bamboos

New bamboo shoots growing at Spiral Farm.
June 2013

Storing bamboos

Bamboo species growing in the Kootenays

Here are some of the Bamboo species that I have been growing at Spiral Farm in Winlaw, BC since 1993.

Fargesia:
F. murielae (Umbrella Bamboo)

Phyllostachys:
P. arcana
P. aurea (Golden Bamboo)
P. aureosulcata (Yellow Groove Bamboo)
P. bambusoides ‘Slender Crookstem’
P. bissetii
P. decora
P. dulcis (Sweetshoot Bamboo)
P. flexuosa
P. glauca
P. heterocycla pubescens (Moso)
P. meyeri
P. nidularia
P. nigra (Black Bamboo)
P. nigra ‘Henon’
P. nuda
P. vivax

Pleioblastus:
Pl. pygmaeus
Pl. variegatus (Dwarf WhiteStripe Bamboo)

Pseudosasa:
Ps. Japonica (Arrow Bamboo)

Sasa:
S. palmata

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