We will close at 2:00pm Christmas Eve, and reopen on Friday Jan. 3.

Caldwell Nursery in Rosenberg, Texas is a short 25 minute drive from Houston out the S.W. Freeway. Our nursery covers 6 acres and includes extensive, well maintained display gardens in addition to our retail areas and greenhouses. Our specialty is rare and unusual plants suitable for the greater Houston / Rosenberg area, including bamboo, tropical and cold hardy fruit trees, bedding plants, vegetables, seeds, gift and collector plants, succulents and cacti, gingers, roses, bromeliads, and herbs.

Caldwell Nursery carries a great selection of tropicals, trees, cacti, succulents, bamboo for Texas, bulbs, palms, ferns, herbs, native plants, orchids, roses, vegetables, variegated plants, books, calendars, chimes, seeds, garden art, garden supplies, garden tools, and wire baskets.

Due to seasonal variation, not all plants are available all the time.

The Source for Bamboo in Texas

Texas Bamboo Source

  • Giant Timber Bamboo
  • Clumping Hedge Bamboo
  • Variegated Bamboo
  • Hard to find and rare Tropical Bamboo

Size range - 5 to 200 gallons.
Prices $25 up.
We carry most bamboo
suitable for Houston area landscapes

Complete Bamboo List is Here

Caldwell Nursery offers one of the largest selections of non-invasive clumping bamboo available. We maintain a large specimen garden of 40 plus species of bamboo for our visitors to see what their potential bamboo selections will look like planted in the ground.

We are committed to offering collectors the widest selection of rare and unusual bamboo available in Texas.

All of our bamboo are non-invasive clumping varieties. We no longer propagate any runners at all except on special request.

"Perfect for Living Screens and Fences"

Now available

Named variety Plumeria 1 gal. $25
Rainbow Treasure, Playful, Yellow Stone, Velo de Nova, Rainbow Surprise, Princesa Maya, Kauku Wilder, Goldmine, Nebels Gold
Lots more varieties available in 2 gal., 3 gal., 7 gal. sizes. Huge selection!

Back in stock

  • Giant Tibouchina grandiflora 2 gal. $15
  • Rainbow Eucalyptus 2 gal. $15
  • native milkweed Asclepias perennis 1 gal. $7.95
  • Gmelina philippensis snapdragon tree 2 gal. $15


Jasminum officinale, Poet's jasmine, 1 gal. $15

Back in stock

Zanthoxylum fagara, Colima Native! Host for giant swallowtails, citrus family 3 gal. $25
Native! Plumbago scandens - White Plumbago 1 gal. $15
Papaya 1 gal. $15
Giant white Guava 7 gal. $50

Tropical Fruit now available!

Soursop 6inch $25, 10inch pots $50
Miracle fruit 6inch $25, 10in. $50
Longan 10in. $50
Grumichama cherry 10in. $50
Lychee - Brewster and Mauritius 10in. $50
Guava Ruby Supreme 10in. $50
Passion fruit Possum Purple 10in. $50

In stock:

Texas Ebony 1 gal. $15
Paw paw 1 gal. $15
Creeping Vitex 1 gal. $10
Texas Persimmon 3 gal. $35

New stuff

Onion sets now in! 10/15s, Texas Legend, Southern Belle, Red, and Early white - $2.75 per bundle.

Named variety Amaryllis bulbs are in! Several varieties, singles and Doubles!

Banisteriopsis caapi back in stock, 2 gal. $25

Back in stock!

Texas bluebells - annual with double floower: purple or pink or yellow, 4 inch pots #3.75
variegated Serissa foetida 'Kowloon' - snow rose, 1 gal. $10

New stuff

Native zizotes milkweed, Asclepias oenotheroides 1 gal. $10
Beschorneria septentrionalis False red agave, 1 gal. $15
Malpighia coccigera, 1 gal. $15

Back in stock!

Brunfelsia lactea Lady of the night, 1 gal. $15
Aristolochia fimbriata, for pipevine swallowtail butterflies. 1 gal. $10
Melaleuca alternifolia tea tree, 1 gal. $15
Blood lily 1 gal. $15
Cananga odorata Ylang Ylang tree 2 gal. $15


Jasminum officinale Fiona Sunrise, gold leaf, fragrant! 2 gal. $15
Thunbergia erecta King's mantle 1 gal. $10. Great shade shrub
Calathea Fusion white 6inch $25. Patented variety!

Back in stock!

Cacao Chocolate tree 1 gal. $25
Red Orchid tree, 2 gal. $15

New stuff

Fresh batch of multispike Grammatophyllum var. citrinum orchids, 6 inch $75
Beautiful baskets Monstera adansonii - Swiss cheese plant, 10 inch for $35
Back in stock! Black pepper vine, 2 gal. $15
Kleins hardy Gardenia 2 gal. $15
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis yellow El Capitolio "Sport of Sports" 2 gal. $15

Back in stock

Vitex heterophylla - cut-leaf Chaste tree 3 gal. $35
Bolivian sunset Gloxinia sylvatica 1 gal. $15
Ice cream Banana 3 gal. $45
Joe pye weed - Eupatorium fistulosa 1 gal. $15
Variegated Crinum lily 1 gal. $25
Lobelia cardinalis 1 gal. $10


Elkhorn fern! 1 gal. $25
Dicliptera suberecta hummingbird bush 1 gal. $10
Burgundy giant Crinum lily 5 gal. $35

Collector Plants

Phymosia umbellata Mexican Bush Mallow
Mexican Bush Mallow (sold out)

Visit our Collector Pages


Aechmea 'Del Mar' Bromeliad

Bromeliad Aechmea 'Blue Tango'
6 inch pot - $35

We carry many varieties of bromeliads, both hardy and very collectable tropical specimen plants.

Look Inside

Stroll through our nursery on Google Maps


philodendron glaucophyllum

Rare Philodendrons


Curcuma X Raspberry Hidden GinHger

Assorted unique ginger varieties available. Gingers are dormant until weather warms up.

Visit our Ginger Page

Air plants

Tillandsia xerographica

Tillandsia xerographica, extra large $45. Face pots sold separately.
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Passion Vines

Passiflora citrina flower

  • Passiflora alata 'Ruby Glow'
  • P. quadrangularis
  • P. alata-x-cearulea
  • P. foetida "Tagua"
  • P. incarnata
  • P. 'Incense'
  • P. 'Lady Margaret'
  • P. 'Bat Wing'
  • P. edulis

See Passion Flower Vine Page

Butterfly & Bird Plants

Orange Barred Sulphur Butterfly

Butterfly & Bird Plants

Check out our Butterfly Page

Lemon Eucalyptus


Cactus Fountains

Caldwell Specialty - Cactus Fountains

CayDee creates lovely dish gardens. One of her most popular is her 'Cactus Fountain' series.
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