Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos (Paperback)
The Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos covers 35 genera of bamboos in cultivation and describes more than 300 species and cultivars. Each entry includes the plant's maximum height, maximum culm diameter, light requirements, and minimum temperature tolerated. Includes 300 color photographs for easy identification. Packed with all the authority of an encyclopedia in a pocket-size format, the Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos is a perfect reference for taking to the nursery or garden center.
“Plenty of superbly photographed bamboos to savor, and Meredith’s expertise and enthusiasm shine in his ability to identify a defining characteristic in each, however similar it might look to another at first glance.” —Gardens Illustrated
“Some bamboos make great screening, some are useful for erosion control, others are just nice to look at. Ted Jordan Meredith introduces us to the gamut.” —Akron Beacon Journal
“Why this book? Because bamboos are excellent plants for erosion control.” —North Shore News
“Stunning—which is not surprising because Timber Press does an outstanding job with color photos, and Meredith with his knowledge and precise language.” —Bamboo