ANTIPOLO BAMBUSETUM

Bamboo Species

A Bambusetum is a garden that conserves a collection of bamboo plants. Carolina Bamboo Garden proudly cultivates 45 varieties of indigenous and exotic bamboos. Know more about each bamboo and see what best fits your needs for landscaping, design, land rehablitation/conservation, or just something to add to your collection.

Anos

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: Making sawali, musical instruments & fishing rods

Bayog

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: House construction, making furniture, arched yoke, made into ropes & source of edible shoots

Black Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Making bamboo musical instruments, handicraft and furniture industries. Because of peculiar blackish culms, it is highly priced for landscaping.

Black Running Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Taiwan
Uses: Ornamental grove, privacy screen where light greenery is required.

Bolo

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: house construction, making furniture, rafts, fish traps, fish pens, handicraft industry, temporary water pipes, fences.

Buddha’s Belly

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Ornamental, outdoor pot accent, handicraft, medicinal & edible.

Buho

Indigineous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: making of bamboo matting known as “sawali”. Also baskets, flutes & handicrafts

Candy Cane Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Himalayan Mountains in Tibet
Uses: Ornamental grass and for landscape. Colors are best when grown in indirect sunlight

Calcutta

Exotic
Origin: India
Uses: Raw material for pulp and paper, construction material, furniture, baskets, mats, sticks for agricultural implements, rafts & wooden wares

Chinese Goddess

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Ornamental

Creeping Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Asia
Uses: landscaping gardens and good as ground cover

Dwarf Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: nice in waterside gardens and for larger patio containers

Dwarf Bamboo Variegated

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: ornamental and ground cover to prevent soil erosion

Fall Red

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Ornamental bamboo screen or hedge

Giant Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: South-East Asia
Uses: House & bridge construction; medicinal

Green Buho

Exotic
Origin: South-East Asia
Uses: water container, handicrafts, banana crops & container for cooking rice

Hedge Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: makes excellent hedges, ornamental in gardens, fishing poles, handicrafts

Iron Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Columbia
Uses: preferred structural material for buildings. Solid iron bamboo can be cut into rectangular or square shapes to form lumber with or without lamination.

Japanese Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Ornamental

Kawayan Kiling

Exotic
Origin: Tropical Asia
Uses: Fencing and props, masts, rudders & outriggers for boats.

Kawayan Tinik

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Young shoots as vegetable, culms for construction, basketry, furniture, parquets, chopsticks & fences

Kayali Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Building material, furniture, handicrafts, musical instruments, chopsticks,toothpicks.

Laak Bamboo

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: Props for banana, sterilized riverbanks & prevent soil erosion

Longpipe Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: New Guinea
Uses: Basketry and handicrafts

Machiku Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Best shoot producing specie, ornamental bamboo, making baskets & hats

Mexican Weeping

Exotic
Origin: Mexico (Southern part of North America)
Uses: Ideal screen or hedge, windbreak, ornamental plant with exotic lacy look

Moso

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Water pipes, household utensils, handicrafts & paper making; has edible shoots providing food for Asia for thousand years; new technology now uses Moso bamboo fiber for plywood, flooring and clothing.

Oldham Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China & Taiwan
Uses: Furniture & paper making, ornamental, edible shoots for food

Puser Bamboo

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: Fencing and planted to control soil erosion; ornamental

Running Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Ornamental indoor & outdoor plant in pots; walking sticks, umbrella and fan handles, fishing rods

Shiroshima

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Shrub bamboo for landscaping that forms thick hedge

Square Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Most interesting ornamental bamboo. Excellent material for handicrafts. New shoots are edible. Can be grown as a hedge or screen,

Taiwan Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China, Taiwan
Uses: Landscaping and ornamental plant. Used also in handicraft.

Temple Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Ornamental, great screen or hedge. Very effective windbreak, salt-air tolerant

Thailand Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Thailand
Uses: Young shoots as vegetable, ornamental, windbreak, baskets, handicrafts, Chopsticks

Tiger Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Planted for furniture industry in Bali. Cultivated in the Philippines as ornamental

Tonkin Cane

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Wooden cane, famous flyrod bamboo, fine fishing rod, makes good screen

Variegated Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Ornamental and excellent as hedge, windbreak if well-tended

Variegated (Pygmy)

Exotic
Origin: Malaysia
Uses: Best hedging bamboo due to thick and uniform bushy foliage.

Wamin Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Planted as Landscape ornamentals and interior décor; medicinal

Weavers Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Southern China
Uses: Dense privacy, wind & dust screen; thin-walled culms used for crafts, pipe stems

Yellow Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Tropical Asia
Uses: Planted as ornamentals and much sought for park landscaping

Yellow Buho

Exotic
Origin: Southeast Asia
Uses: Planted as ornamentals and for landscaping