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Bamboo cane


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Video featuring our bamboo and nursery. It also promotes a ground level project in which we are engaged.

Before BambooAfter Bamboo
Before pictureAfter picture

Here is a before and after picture of a bamboo screen. To see picture of bamboo barrier and installation, click here.

This is a bamboo screen after 1 year of proper care.

Before bambooBamboo screen
Here is a close-up from the table or pool. In a couple more years of growth they will have the thickness and height to provide complete privacy. Bamboo screen after one year

This was 6 of the 2 gallon Bissetii in Long Island, NY
Initial planting One year later
Bissetii bamboo pictures One year of growth from Bissetii bamboo

Before BambooAfter 3 years.
Before picture

Bamboo was installed on top of this retaining wall to provide privacy for a beautiful backyard and pool area. After just three years of growth, the bamboo has formed a thick wall and provided total privacy for this backyard.
After picture

This is one of my old houses. Three gallon size plants were planted 5 feet apart along the fence line. This picture is after 4 years.
Gray bamboo
The species is Phyllostachys nigra 'Henon' Giant Gray. It makes a great privacy screen and can screen up to 35+ feet high. This house backs up to a main neighborhood entrance with houses on higher ground across the road. After 3 years of growth, privacy was no longer an issue.
Bamboo fro privacy
Below is a beautiful screen made with Phyllostachys Aureosulcata 'Spectabilis'
Phyllostachys Aureosulcata 'Spectabilis'
Before and after pictures of bamboo in Austin, TX
Before and after bamboo pictures

This is an example of a mature privacy screen. This screen is over 5 years old and provides complete privacy.
Phylllostachys Aurea 'Golden Bamboo'

Below is a Maryland house before and after installation of Giant Gray Bamboo.
This is solely installation of large plants without any years of growth. Next year's new bamboo growth should bring total privacy with these size plants installed this close to each other.

Maryland bamboo application

Ruscus is a great shrub bamboo that can work well for a low hedge.
Shibataea kumasaca - 'Ruscus Bamboo'

Ruscus bamboo
This is the appearance after the initial planting.This is how it appears after one year of proper care.

Giant Moso Bamboo

Moso grove

You can click on the pictures to view more.

   Phyllostachys Nigra 'Black Bamboo'

Phyllostachys nigra 'Black Bamboo'  Hibanobambusa tranquilians 'Shiroshima'  Phyllostachys moso  'Green Onion' bamboo

Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Allgold' bamboo    Phyllostachys rubromarginata 'Red Margin' bamboo  Phyllostachys aurea 'Golden' or 'Fishing Pole' bamboo

The local Fox affiliate visited us in 2007 for news on our company.

Fox News

We donated bamboo poles for  Extreme Makeover Home Edition

Extreme Makeover Home Edition

We also hosted  open house for the American Bamboo Society

Open house picture

You can form bamboo into different shapes during the shooting season.  It is a tricky process, but very fun.

Square Bamboo

We are lucky enough to be able to be a part of some large comercial installations. Here is a Rave Movie Theater in Hurst, Texas.

Rave Movie Theater

In 2009, we provide bamboo to Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, New Jersey for their Gibbons exhibit.

Turtle Back Zoo get bamboo


In 2001, we were able to work with the Memphis, TN zoo to help them get bamboo for the expected panda arrival.

Memphis Zoo

Here is our bamboo walkway. If you click on the pictures you can also see some bamboo after an ice storm.

Walkway with ice covering the bamboo 

You can click  here and see some of the arts, jewelry, and crafts we have made over the years.

Bamboo jewelry box

There are many species of bamboo and many cold hardy bamboo suitable for any location

Cold bamboo plantBamboo with snow


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Hope you enjoyed our pictures.

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Growing bamboo indoors

Contact us: 1-877-RZN-CANE or 205-292-0536   E-mail: roger@lewisbamboo.com

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