Timber Bamboo (Phyllostachys bambusoides)
Giant Timber Bamboo
Giant Timber Bamboo, Phyllostachys bambusoides, is a medium to large sized tree that is a good choice for use as a windbreak or privacy screen. Native to Taiwan and southern China, Giant Timber Bamboo is the most common clumping bamboo. This beautiful tree can be seen adorning a variety of landscapes across Southern California and the Southwest, including parts of Disneyland! It’s a densely foliaged evergreen with fat bamboo shoots that goes well with tropical landscapes and tropical plants. Homeowners may want to thin out the foliage to expose the beautiful bamboo shoots. At Moon Valley Nurseries, we grow and nurture the finest Giant Timber Bamboo specimens on our farms, ready to thrive in your landscape!
This Giant Timber Bamboo tree is cold hardy and heat tolerant. It’s an evergreen that is suited for planting in a wide range of soil conditions. Phyllostachys bambusoides looks fantastic in group planting or single planting, where it can create an imposing vertical mass. Bamboo trees also have a calming effect on people and the environment. Need a place in your backyard to relax and unwind? Feel free to plant Giant Timber Bamboo’s in a meditation garden and surround yourself in a peaceful backyard retreat.
This is a fast growing bamboo tree that is very easy to grow. In fact, many like to refer to this tree as a well behaved giant. It’s non-invasive and grows in an upright manner, making it a good choice where space is at a premium, such as in urban landscapes. While it does love water, Phyllostachys bambusoides is also considered to be a drought tolerant bamboo.
Homeowners looking to add privacy and beauty to their landscape will find much to love about this Giant Timber Bamboo. Be sure to plant with our line of top quality fertilizer products for spectacular results! Visit your local Moon Valley Nurseries location and let one of our nursery professionals show you our beautiful collection of Giant Timber Bamboo trees for sale!
Transforms landscapes to an oriental environment
Grows bright green and extremely fast
Appears fantastic near light green foliage
Partial to full sun applicable