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.

August Bamboo Specials

"Perfect for Living Screens and Fences"

Back in stock

Cananga odorata, Chanel #5 perfume tree 2 gal. $25
Strongylodon macrobotrys, Blue Jade vine 2 gal. $25
Henna 1 gal. $15, 3 gal. $25
Tapioca 1 gal. $15
Neem 1 gal. $15
Moringa 1 gal. $15
Sauropus androgynus "katuk" 2 gal. $15
Pandanus amaryllifolius pandan leaf 2 gal. $15
Tibouchina grandiflora 2 gal. $15
Tindora Ivy Gourd 1 gal. $10
Grande Duke Jasmine 2 gal. $15

Now available

Magnolia virginiana, sweetbay magnolia, 1 gal. $15
Erigeron karvinskianus 1 gal. $7.95
Asclepias incarnata - native milkweed 1 gal. $7.95
Salvia uliginosa - Bog sage 1 gal. $10

Back in stock

Hawaiian Sunshine vine 2 gal. $15
Rainbow Eucalyptus 2 gal. $15
Nyctanthes - Coral Jasmine 2 gal. $25, 15 gal. $125

Need to plant now for fall crop

Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers, Squash
4 1/2" pots $2.50   More ready soon!


Pluchea odorata - Purple marsh fleabane 1 gal. $7.95
native, very easy to grow, leaves emit a noticeable odor when bruised

Now available

Erythrina x bidwillii - Coral bean tree - 2 gal. $15, a hummingbird favorite

Fresh batch of tropical fruit trees

Soursop Guanabana
Sugar Apple
Carambola Starfruit
White Sapote
Banana Ice Cream
Guava Barbie Pink and Ruby Supreme
All 3 gal. $45
Passion Panama Red 3 gal. $35
Mamey Sapote 3 gal. $65
Sweetheart Lychee 3 gal. $65
Cinnamon 2 gal. $25
Cashew nut 2 gal. $25


Psidium friedrichsthalianum, Costa Rican Guava, native tropical fruit from South and Central Anerica, 1 gal. $15

Collector Plants

Stictocardia beraviensis - Hawaiian Sunset Vine
Hawaiian Sunset Vine

Citharexylum spinosum, Fiddlewood
Variegated Eleagnus 'Gilt Edge'
Brunsfelsia magnifica giant yesterday, today and tomorrow
Gardenia tubifera kula
Banana raja puri, dwarf hardy banana
Perfume tree, Fagraea berteriana

Visit our Collector Pages

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. platyloba
  • P. 'Bat Wing'
  • P. edulis

See Passion Flower Vine Page


philodendron glaucophyllum

Rare Philodendrons


Aechmea 'Del Mar' Bromeliad
Bromeliad Aechmea 'Del Mar'
6 inch pot - $25

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


Curcuma rubescens - Ruby Ginger

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

Visit our Ginger Page

Butterfly & Bird Plants

Orange Barred Sulphur Butterfly

Butterfly & Bird Plants

Check out our Butterfly Page

Lemon Eucalyptus


Look Inside

Stroll through our nursery on Google Maps

Organic Seeds

Baker Creek Seeds
Botanical Interests Seeds
Renee's Garden Seeds

Excellent Seed Selections in stock now.

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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