Cactus Jungle in Berkeley carries a select group of bamboo plants that are perfectly suited to the Bay Area's mediterranean climate. Most are very low water or summer drought-tolerant, meaning no additional irrigation is needed at all, once the plants are established in the ground (although a monthly watering is nice, too). Many are useful for containers, both indoors and outdoors.
Cactus Jungle sells bamboo plants in 1 ga., 5 ga. and 15 ga. pots. 1 ga. size plants are limited, and often only available in spring. Larger plants are also available.
1 gallon plants: 2-3 feet tall, 2-5 culms
We now carry a few rare specimens, in 5ga. pots, of species
that are not included on this list.
Available in 30" deep, sold by the lineal-foot. We recommend as needed for running bamboos. Dig an outline of the area to receive the bamboo down to 30" and install the barrier vertically. Overlap the seams 2-4 feet and seal the seams with provided tape.
Bamboo for the San Francisco Bay Area
Cactus Jungle Nursery and Garden, 1509 4th St. Berkeley, CA (510)
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