West County Oasis Bamboo Garden

Arundinaria

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Arundinaria
Arundinaria amabilis “Tonkin Cane” R 50′ 2.50″ 10F 3-5
$35 $30
$75 $60
This bamboo is particularly desirable for harvesting cane. The high quality wood is sought after for making fishing poles and stakes. It prefers hot, humid summers, indirect light and makes a great garden plant.

Arundinaria gigantea ‘Macon’ “Macon River Cane” R 20′ 1.00″ -22F 3-5
$35
$75
A species native to North America from Tennessee and Kentucky, Macon is a more upright species than other giganteas, evergreen and quite cold hardy.

Arundinaria gigantea ssp. “Tecta” “Switch Cane” R 6′ 0.50″ -10F 3-4
$20 $15
$60
Switch Cane and River Cane (Arundinaria gigantea) are both bamboos native to North America. They are known to grow from New Jersey to Florida and as far west as Texas.

Arundinaria gigantea ssp. gigantea “River Cane” or “Canebrake” R 20′ 2.50″ -10F 3-5
$20 $15
$40
A species native to North America, this gem loves the river banks like it’s name implies. It grows from New Jersey to Florida and as far west as Texas. Switch cane (Arundinariatecta) is also native to the same areas.