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BAMBOO Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Aureocaulis

Commonly known as Crookstem bamboo, Yellow-groove bamboo.

Sulphur yellow canes with occasional green stripes near the bases
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Airy foliage. narrow, lance-shaped leaves to 17cm (7in) long, mid-green and fresh-looking.
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft) to indefinite
  • Bamboo
    Dainty-looking, clump-forming bamboo. Emerging canes are blushed pink in strong sunlight.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

BAMBOO Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Aureocaulis

  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    Excellent as a feature plant. Mature groves are good for tunnels. Heavy stepping-stones will divert young growth and form narrow pathways.
    Place of origin
    Central China.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
5m (16ft)
bamboo - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft) to indefinite

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