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

"Perfect for Living Screens and Fences"

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

Size range: 7 gal., 15 gal., 30 gal., and larger specimens available
Prices $25 up.

We carry most bamboo suitable for Houston area landscapes. Complete Bamboo List is Here

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.

Back in stock

  • Rangoon creeper 1 gal. $15
  • Hibiscus hamabo 1 gal. $15
  • Strawberry plants, Chandler variety 4½" pots $4
  • Amaryllis bulbs over 20 varieties


Cestrum elegans, purple blooming cestrum 1 gal. $15
Ruellia coccinea 1 gal. $15, hardy perennial shrub with bright red flowers
Arabian lilac Vitex trifolia purpurea 1 gal. $15, shrub with gray green leaves with purple undersides
Flatwoods plum Prunus umbellata $25
Chickasaw plum Prunus angustifolia $25

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Ginger Alpinia galanga - Thai cooking ginger 2 gal. $25
Thunbergia erecta King's Mantle white form 2 gal. $15
Black pepper vine 2 gal. $25


Cardamon ginger, true cardamon, Elettaria cardamomum 2 gal. $25

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Leptospermum New Zealand tea tree 1 gal. $15
Laurus nobilis true Bay Laurel 1 gal. $15
Loroco 5 gal. $50
Passion fruiting vine (edulis), 3 gal. $50 purple fruiting and yellow fruiting
Giant Granadilla passion fruit 2 gal. $25
Blood lily Scadoxus multiflorus 1 gal. $20
Vietnamese Gardenia 2 gal. $15
Henna 2 gal. $15
Nyctanthes 2 gal. $25
Elderberry 3 gal. $25
Belle of India Jasmine 2 gal. $15
Garlic vine 1 gal. $15
Pride of Barbados 10in. $25

Euphorbia cotonifolia Caribbean copper tree, 1 gal. $25
New! Pavonia missionum orange pavonia 1 gal. $15
Calathea standing tiger 1 gal. $25 Hardy calathea!

Grevillea Kings celebration, Kings fire, Peaches and Cream - 5 gal. $65
Rainbow Eucalyptus 2 gal. $25

Fresh batch of citrus

Arctic Frost satsuma 5 gal. $65
5 gal. $50: Owari satsuma, Red navel orange, Hamlin sweet orange, Clementine mandarine, Sunburst tangerine, Rio Red grapefruit, Improved Meyer lemon, variegated Eureka pink lemon, calamondin, Persian lime, thornless Key lime

We have a fresh batch of avocados in

3 gal. $65, Lila and Fantastic

Berries and Grapes now ready:

Grapes - Noble and Carlos Muscadines, Black Spanish
Blackberries - Natchez, Ouachita, Apache, Prime Ark. Freedom

Even more fruit trees

Apples 7 gal. $45 - Anna, Dorsett, Einsheimer, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Pink Lady
Apricots - Flora Gold, Goldkist, Katy
Peaches - Double Jewel, Early Amber, Galaxy, La Feliciana, Rio Grande, Sam Houston, Texas King, Tex Prince
Pears - Biscamp, Shinko, Keiffer
Plums - Beauty, Burgundy, Dwarf Burgundy, Golden Nectar, Methley, Plum Parfait, Santa Rosa, Weeping Santa Rosa, Southern Belle
Figs - Celeste, Texas Everbearing
Nectarine - Panamint, Snow Queen, Double Delight, Necta Zee, Sauzee King
Persimmon - Fuyu, Hachiya
Blueberries - Climax, Tifblue

More fruit trees ready

Peaches - 3n1 low chill mix, August pride, Babcock, Donut, Eva's pride, Florida Prince, Sauzee swirl, Sweet bagel
Apples - 3n1 low chill mix, Beverly Hills, Ghost, Pettingill, Pink Lady(dwarf)

Now available! Following fruit trees from Dave Wilson:

Jujube 7 gal. $125 Li and Shanxi Li
  • 20th Century 7 gal. $75
  • Florida Home 15 gal. $95
  • Shinseki 15 gal. $95
  • Southern Bartlett 7 gal. $75
  • Southern King 7 gal. $75, 15 gal. $95
Persimmon Coffee cake 7 gal. $95

Note: Due to increased plant material prices,freight, and increased cost of containers and supplies there is a price increase on some items.

These were potted in November, now available.

  • Figs all 5 gal. $45: Panache, Desert King, Black Mission, Peter's Honey, Violette de Bourdeaux, Janice seedless Kadota, Blackjack
  • Olive 5 gal. $45: Mission, Arbequina
  • Pomegranates 5 gal. $45: Parfianka, Pink Satin, Eversweet, Desertnyi, Wonderful
  • Grapes 5 gal. $25: Flame, Princess, Blueberry grape
  • Blackberries 3 gal. $25: Kiowa, Natchez, Triple Crown
  • Blueberries 3 gal. $25: Jewel, Misty, Sharp Blue, Sunshine Blue, Pink Lemonade, Emerald
  • Raspberries 3 gal. $25: Baba, Raspberry Shortcake
  • Goji berry 3 gal. $25

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.

Passion Vines

Passiflora alata flower

  • Passiflora alata 'Ruby Glow'
  • P. quadrangularis
  • P. alata-x-caerulea
  • 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


Look Inside

street view

Stroll through our nursery on Google Maps


philodendron hastatum

Rare Philodendrons


Curcuma X Raspberry Hidden GinHger

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

Visit our Ginger Page