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Nurseries: Where to buy bamboo in the UK and Ireland

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Abbotsbury, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4LA.
Tel/Fax: (01305) 871344
Open daily 10.00-5.00 (March-October), 10.00-3.00 (November-March). 40 species
and cultivars listed, also grasses, palms and other exotics.

44 Blackgate Lane, Tarleton, Preston, Lancashire PR4 6UT
tel:01772 813692
m: 07973 287640
In Northern Lancashire. Please contact Joan O'Hare for appointment to view. Over 50 species offered for sale.

Jungle Giants
Ferney, Onibury, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9BJ
tel: 01584 856200
fax: 01584 856663
Over 200 species and varieties are offered for sale

Just Bamboo Limited
109 Hayes Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR2 9EF
tel/fax: 0181 462 1800
70 species, all hardy in UK. Viewing by appointment only

Pan-Global Plants
The Walled Garden
Frampton on Severn
tel : 01452 741 641
fax: 01453 768 858
Open: 11am-5pm Wed-Sun, also bank hols (Feb-October). By appointment only (November-January). Closed 2nd Sun in September. Huge range of rare and desirable plants including 70 species of bamboo: many scarce or new.Send 6 x 1st class stamps for printed catalogues or view website.


Bamboo Garden Nursery

c/o Scent Sational Plants

Frog Lane

Bowerwood Road



SP6 1 BN

tel: 01425 653 010

Telephone: 014ngbridge Hampshire, SP6 1BN

Telephone: 01425 653010

Frog Lane, Bowerwood Road, Fordingbridge Hampshire, SP6 1BN

PW Plants
Sunnyside, Heath Road, Kenninghall, Norfolk, NR16 2DS
tel: 01953 888212
Fri, last Sat of month and by appointment. 60 species offered, a further 60 in nursery's
collection. Catalogue £1. Chelsea gold medalist for bamboos and other foliage plants.

Robin Hood Landscapes
Glen Stewart Nursery, Melton Road, East Langton, Market Harborough, LE16 7TG
tel/fax: 0116 271 4375
m: 07831 470913
Always over 45 varieties of bamboo plants in stock. Phone: 07831 470913


The Rodings Plantery
Anchor Lane
Abbess Roading
Essex CM5 0JP
m: 07790 020940
125 species of hardy bamboo, propagating all of our rarer stock. Also lay out gardens within London and the home counties - Landscaping business: AGM Landscapes.


Scentsational Plants
Frog Lane, Bowerwood Road, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1BN
Tel: 01425 653 010
We specialise in exotic hardy bamboo and also a wide range of shrubs and perennials including an interesting selection of patio, basket and border plants. Over 80 bamboo varieties grown in the garden. Over 50 species and varieties offered for sale.


Stam's Nurseries
The Garden House, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford, Ireland
tel: +353 58 54787
fax: +353 58 52083
78 species and varieties offered. List showing available sizes (ranging
from 2 litre to 30 litre pots) and prices

Whitelea Nursery
Whitelea Lane, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 5FL
tel: 01629 55010
Over 100 species and cultivars offered, many in large sizes. All selected for hardiness. Current Price & Availability shown on web site together with illustrated descriptions and cultural information. Mail order available. Visitors to the nursery are most welcome but please telephone beforehand as there are no fixed opening hours