|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.
Onion sets now available. Bundles of 60 are $2.25.
- 10/15 yellow
- 10/15 white
- Texas Legend 10/15 - New large sweet onion 6" globe shaped matures 2 weeks earlier than regular 10/15s and is longer keeping. (4 months storage)
- Texas Red Creole
- Southern Belle Red
- White Bermuda
- Yellow Granex
Fall bulbs - Amaryllis (large selection), Ranunculus, Anemones, Paperwhites now available.
Wasabia japonica "Daruma" - Japanese HorseRadish - 6" plants $25 - rare to find
The Source for Bamboo in Texas
- 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.
Most of our bamboo are clumping non-invasive varieties with the exception of a few collectible 'running' varieties.
6 species, 7 gallon containers - $125 each or $95 each for 5 or more
These 6 varieties are all non-invasive woody grasses. They will provide excellent screens, living fences or just individual beauty to your landscape.
- B. malingensis - An attractive medium-size tropical, produces many culs each year, taller under trees. Reportedly tolerates wind well.
- B. dolichomerithalla 'Silverstripe' - This cultivar has culms striped with silver. Introduced in 1980 from Taiwan.
- B. textilis var. gracilils - Culm more slender than the typical B. textilis, nodding top, graceful foliage.
- B. oldhamii Giant Timber - The most common giant tropical bamboo grown in the U.S. Culms straight and erect with relatively short branches. Leaves are rather wide.
- B. eutuldoides 'Viridivittata' - Yellow culs with varying dark green stripes. New shoots have pink and peach tones. Low branching.
- B. chungii var. barbelatta - Grows to about 3/4 the size, with lighter ring of hair around new culm nodes and looser culm sheath blade.
B. chungii - Culms covered with white powder. Thin walled. Used in papermaking, weaving.
Beautiful crop of chungii (Blue Bamboo) - 15 gallon containers - $275, 1½" - 2" canes. Topped at 10' overall.
Over 50 varieties- many unique, new and rare.
Dancing lady gingers Globba 'Purest Angel' (white), Globba 'Ruby Queen', Globba 'Lavender Dragon'
Curcuma hidden gingers
C. 'Scarlet Fever', C. aussie plume, C. 'Giant Plume', C. 'Jewel of Thailand'
C. 'Rasberry', C. 'Purple Prince', C. ladawan, C. olena
Peacock gingers Kaemphera grande, K. raven, K. silverspot
Hedychium butterfly gingers, H. butterfly white, H. tara, H. samsherii
Spiral ginger Costus spec. burgundy foliage rare and limited
Burbidgia 'Orange Brush'
6 inch pot - $15
Visit our Ginger Page
Passiflora alata 'Ruby Glow'
See Passion Flower Vine Page
Hawaiian Sunset Vine
Citharexylum spinosum, Fiddlewood
Varigated Corynocarpus laevigata, new zealand laurel.
Varigated Eleagnus 'Gilt Edge'
Lespedeza thunbergii 'samindare'
Brunsfelsia magnifica giant yesterday, today and tomorrow
Gardenia tubifera kula
Beautiful 5 gal. Michelia champaca Joy perfume tree
Banana raja puri, dwarf hardy banana
Ensete tanderra red
Perfume tree, Fagraea berteriana
Visit our Collector Pages
Butterfly & Bird Plants
Butterfly & Bird Plants
Check out our
Bromeliad Aechmea 'Del Mar'
6 inch pot - $24.95
We carry many varieties of bromeliads, both hardy and very collectable tropical specimen plants.
CayDee creates lovely dish gardens. One of her most popular is her 'Cactus Fountain' series.
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Art work of Shar Gilman!
Shar teaches art classes at her studio in Rosenberg. Call her for more details about class availability.
- Lemon Eucalyptus
- Variegated Cuban Oregano
- French Tarragon
- Lemon Verbena
- Cuban Oregano
- Vicks plant
- True french Tarragon
- Micromeria zuta levana
- Scented geraniums
- many more harder to find herbs
Seeds of Change and
Cook's Garden Seeds
Excellent Seed Selections in stock now.
Microlife Organic Fertilizer with micronutrients
Blue chip buddleia new dwarf variety!
Variegated sugartip Althea "rose of sharon"
Dwarf Althea Little Kim
Hydrangea Dwarf City Line "Mars"
and much more!
Quick and easy recipes you can make up in a jiffy. These are especially tasty with fresh herbs from the garden. Be sure to ask about our great selection of kitchen herb plants.