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Privacy Screen – Textilis Gracilis

Bamboo Privacy Screen - Textilis Gracilis

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Horticulture Show

An Instant Jungle display at the Horticulture Show in San Mateo. February 10, 2016

Horticulture Show San Mateo

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Instant Jungle Greenhouse

Instant Jungle has a new Greenhouse!  This is the winter home for warm weather plants.

Greenhouse at Instant Jungle

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Privacy Screen – Black Bamboo

Black Bamboo makes a great privacy screen between properties. Where the view was previously of a fence and of the neighbors house, now it is of Black Bamboo plants. Quite the transformation!

Privacy Screen - Black Bamboo

Privacy Screen using Black Bamboo

Black Bamboo Privacy Screen

Black Bamboo Privacy Screen

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Bambusoides planted in a narrow bed. Topped at 14 feet tall.

bungalow Bambusoides
Bambusoides in Narrow Bed. Topped at 14'

 

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King Palm Trees in San Francisco

King Palm Trees installed in the Castro District in San Francisco.

King Palm Tree in San Francisco

King Palm Tree in San Francisco

King Palm in San Francisco

King Palm in San Francisco

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Bissetii Bamboo In Troughs 

Cotati Deck with hot tub and Bissetii bamboo privacy screening

 

Cotati Deck Bamboo

Cotati Deck Bamboo

Deck bamboo screening - Cotati

Deck bamboo screening – Cotati

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Instant Jungle Entry with Canary Palm & Blue Mexican Fan Palm- Brahea Armata

Instant Jungle Entry with Canary Palm, Blue Mexican Fan Palm - Brahea Armata

Instant Jungle Entry with Canary Palm, Blue Mexican Fan Palm- Brahea Armata

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Palms At Instant Jungle Entry

Palms At Instant Jungle Entry

Palms At Instant Jungle Entry

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Blue Bamboo – 25gal

Blue Bamboo - 25gal

Blue Bamboo – 25gal

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Parking Lot View Of Palms, etc

Parking Lot View Of Palms, etc

Parking Lot View Of Palms, etc

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Agave Attenuata

Agave Attenuata

Agave Attenuata

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Timber Bamboo – Loaded For Delivery

Timber Bamboo - Loaded For Delivery

Timber Bamboo – Loaded For Delivery

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Black Bamboo – 25 gal

Black Bamboo - 25 gal

Black Bamboo – 25 gal

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These two photos are “before” and “after” photos of yellow crookstem bamboo.  The first photo was planted in spring of 2012 and the second photo was taken in August 2013, showing how much it has filled in the space in a little over a year.  The scientific name for yellow crookstem is calle phyllostachys aureosulcata.  It’s an excellent, cold hardy ornamental with beautiful yellow canes.

Yellow crookstem spring 2012

Yellow crookstem spring 2012

Yellow crookstem August 2013

Yellow crookstem August 2013

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Buddha Belly Bamboo

Buddha Belly, Mill Valley, Ca

Buddha Belly, Mill Valley, Ca

Buddha Belly bamboo is most known for its swollen internodes, which look like a large belly.  Hence, the name Buddha belly.  It is a native of southern China.  Its scientific name is Bambusa ventricosa and it grows to a height of between 8 to 30 ft.  It requires full sun to thrive.

Buddha Belly bamboo, Mill Valley, Ca

Buddha Belly bamboo, Mill Valley, Ca

 

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Spectabilis Reflected in Water

Spectabilis Reflected in Water

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Sinobambusa Tootsik Albostriata – Chinese Temple

Sinobambusa Tootsik Albostriata - Chinese Temple 1

Sinobambusa Tootsik Albostriata - Chinese Temple 2

Semiarundinaria Fastuosa – Temple

Semiarundinaria Fastuosa - Temple

Semiarundinaria Yashadaki Kimmei

Semiarundinaria Yashadaki Kimmei

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Sasaella Albostriata

Sasaella Albostriata

Pleoblastus Fortuneii Variegatus – Dwarf Whitestripe

Pleoblastus Fortuneii Variegatus - Dwarf Whitestripe

Pseudosasa Japonica – Arrow

pseudosasa Japonica Arrow

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Sasaella Albostriata 5g close

Sasaella Albostriata 5g close

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Phyllostachys Vivax F. – Aureocaulis

Phyllostachys Vivax F. - Aureocaulis 1

Phyllostachys Vivax F. - Aureocaulis 2

Phyllostachys Vivax

Phyllostachys Vivax

Phyllostachys Viridis – Robert Young

Phyllostachys Viridis - Robert Young

Phyllostachys Rubromarginata – Rubro

Phyllostachys Rubromarginata - RubroPhyllostachys Rubromarginata – Rubro

Phyllostachys Purpurata – Water

Phyllostachys Purpurata - Water

Phyllostachys Nigra Henon

Phyllostachys Nigra Henon 1

Phyllostachys Nigra Henon 2

Phyllostachys Nigra Hale – Black

Phyllostachys Nigra Hale - Black

Phyllostachys Nigra Daikokuchiku – Giant Black

Phyllostachys Nigra Daikokuchiku - Giant Black

Phyllostachys Nigra Daikokuchiku - Giant Black

Phyllostachys Nigra Boryana – Snakeskin

Phyllostachys Nigra Boryana  - Bory 1

Phyllostachys Nigra Boryana  - Bory 2

Phyllostachys Humulis

Phyllostachys Humulis

Phyllostachys heterocycla pubescens – Moso

Phyllostachys heterocycla pubescens - Moso 1

Phyllostachys heterocycla pubescens - Moso 2

Phyllostachys Decora – Beautiful Bamboo

Phyllostachys Decora  - Beautiful Bamboo

Phyllostachys Bissetii

Phyllostachys Bissetii

Phyllostachys B. Allgold

Phyllostachys B. Allgold

Phyllostachys Bambusoides – Japanese Timber

Phyllostachys Bambusoides 1

Phyllostachys Bambusoides 2Phyllostachys Bambusoides 3

Phyllostachys Aureosulcata Spectabilis – Green Groove

 

Phyllostachys Aureosulcata  -Spectabilis-

Phyllostachys Aureosulcata Aureocaulis – Yellow Crookstem

Phyllostachys Aureosulcata Aureocaulis - Yellow Crookstem 1

Phyllostachys Aureosulcata Aureocaulis -Yellow Crookstem 2

Phyllostachys Aurea – Golden

Phyllostachys Aurea - Golden

Golden Golden 15g P. Aurea Holochrysa Holochryssa

Phyllostachys Aureosulcata, Yellow Grove

Phyllostachys-Aureosulcata-Yellow-Grove

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Hibano Shiroshima

Hibano Shiroshima

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Himalayacalamus Falconeri ‘Damarapa’ -Candy Stripe

Himalayacalamus Falconeri  'Damarapa' -Candy Stripe 1

Himalayacalamus Falconeri  'Damarapa' - Candy Stripe 2

Himilayacalamus Hookeranius – Blue Teagues

Himilayacalamus Hookeranius Blue Teagues 15g.

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Himalayacalamus Asper – Princess

Himalayacalamus Asper  - Princess

Otatea Aztecorum – Mexican Weeping.

Otatea Aztecorum Mexican Weeping.

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Fargesia Nitida – Fountain

Fargesia Nitida  - Fountain

Phyllostachys Aurea Holochrysa – Golden Golden

Phyllostachys  Aurea Holochrysa Golden Golden 15g

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Drepanostachyum Hookerian – Blue

Drepanostachyum Hookerianum - Blue

Borinda Fungosa – Fargesia fungosa

Borinda Fungosa - Fargesia fungosa

Dendrocalamus Minor

Dendrocalamus Minor 25g so cal

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Bambusa Tuldoides – Punting Pole

Bambusa Tuldoides - Punting Pole

Bambusa Tuldoides Ventricosa – Budda Belly

Bambusa Tuldoides  Ventricosa - Budda Belly

Bambusa Ventricosa Kimmei – Buddha Belly

Bambusa Ventricosa Kimmei  Var. Buddha Belly 24 (2)

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Bambusa Textlis – Weaver

Bambusa Textilis - Weaver 1

Bambusa Textlis -Weaver 2

Bambusa Silverstripe

Bambusa Silverstripe

Bambusa Old Hamii

 

Bambusa Old Hamii 1

Bambusa Old Hamii 2

Bambusa Old Hamii 3

Bambusa Multiplex – Alphonse Karr

Bambusa Multiplex - Alphonse Karr

Bambusa Multiplex – Golden Goddess

Bambusa Multiplex - Golden Goddess

Bambusa dolichomerithalla – Green Stripestem

Bambusa dolichomerithalla - Green Stripestem

Bambusa Textilis Gracilis

B. Textilis Gracilis 15g 6-7' tall

Gracilis Canes 15g

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Bambusa Textilis Gracilis

Bambusa Textilis Gracilis 15g 6-7' tall

Bambusa Textilis  Gracilis Canes 15g

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Bambusa Dolichomerithalla – Green Stripestem

Bambusa DBambusa Dolichomerithalla “Green Stripestem”

Trachycarpus Fortuneii – Windmill Palm

Trachycarpus Fortuneii   -Windmill-

Syagrus Romanzoffiana – Queen Palm

Syagrus Romanzoffiana   -Queen Palm-

Chamerops Humilis – Med. Fan Palm

Chamaerops Humilis

Cycas Revoluta – Sago Palm

Cycas Revoluta   -Sago-

Chamerops Cerifera – Moroccan Blue

Chamerops Cerifera Mor-Blue 25g-24 moroccan blue

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Butia Capitata – Pindo Palm

Butia Capitata   -Pindo Palm-

Brahea Armata – Mex Blue Fan

Brahea Armata   -Mex. Blue Fan Palm-

Phoenix Canariensis Canary – Canary palm

Phoenix Canariensis Canary 5' 48 (2) Canary palm

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Phoenix Roebelenii

Phoenix Roebelenii, 30-inch Box Single-trunk 4'

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Rhapis Excelsa

Rhapis Excelsa 15 gall 5-6' tall

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Howea Forsteriana Kentias

Howea Forsteriana Kentias 6' bth 36 (2)

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Phoenix Dactylifera – Date Palm

Phoenix Dactylifera Date Palm 6'bth 48

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A. Cunnighamiana – King Palm

A. Cunnighamiana King Palm 8'bth 13' overall 30 (2)

 

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Olea Europaea – Mission Olive

Olea Europaea Mission olive 48

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Dasylarion Longissima – Australian Tree Grass

Dasylarion Longissima  Australian Tree Grass 36 (2)

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