Specialist Bamboo Nursery

This web site contains everything you need to know about choosing the right bamboos for your garden from a large range of species, together with cultural details. The notes on each species are regularly updated to include any new information regarding their performance in the UK.


In addition to Bamboos our range includes Grasses, Shrubs, Herbaceous Plants, Ferns, and Trees.


The range of bamboos includes Large Specimen sizes for immediate effect.

Currently there is also available a quantity of mixed Fargesia species (lost labels. etc.). These are none-running, clump forming bamboos suitable for planting out as hedging or for block planting on banks, etc. Pot sizes 7.5L/10L. Height 30/40cm.These are not shown online but are on view at the nursery,  priced from £6.00 each to clear. ( For collection only)


This Page.

Visiting the Nursery, Purchasing, Collection and Delivery.
How Bamboos grow - Height and Spread, Sun or Shade? Soils, Hardiness.  Choosing Bamboo for your garden.
Hedges and Screens, Growing in Containers, Specimen Plants, Groundcover.  Planting and Care.
Availability, Sizes and Prices, Pictures and Descriptions of nearly 150 varieties of Bamboo.
Price list for some of the Trees, Shrubs and other plants in stock.
Contact us.
Miscellaneous   Sale of some miscellaneous Garden Sundries and Nursery Equipment and Lost Label Bamboos for clearance.
NB.Dutch Lights now sold.


David Wilson
BSc Hort.
Whitelea Nursery,
Whitelea Lane,
Tansley, Matlock,
Derbyshire, DE4 5FL

Telephone:  01629 55010




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 Web design by Derek Walker of  Wirksworth.

Site revised  28/1/2020.











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  David Wilson BSc Hort.
Whitelea Nursery,
Whitelea Lane

Tansley, Matlock,
Derbyshire, DE4 5FL

                                                                                                  Telephone:  01629 55010

                                                                                                  e-mail:             Revised 11/7/2020