hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: bamboo


I like the foliage & berries of heavenly bamboo (Nandina), but I really 
wanted a bamboo for the look of the canes more than the foliage.  I'd like a bamboo 
with a larger diameter cane (clum?) than a smaller one.  Something like an 
1/2 inch to an inch in diameter.  I've read that the stems of Nandina are "cane 
like" but how much do they really resemble bamboo canes?  I can't tell from 
the pics I have seen online.  Do you have any pics of your Nandinas?

Long Island, NY
Zone 6/7

"We don't do enough to exploit renewable energy resources."

In a message dated 1/25/2004 6:15:39 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
chris@widom-assoc.com writes:

Why don't you try heavenly bamboo (Nandina) instead?  You will get the
look of a small tree or shrub without the invasive quality of bamboo. I
have a few varieties.  NANDINA 'PLUM PASSION' has lovely purple foliage
and attractive berries. It's perfect for a small property!

Long Island, NY
Zone 7

Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement