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Phyllostachys aureosulcata (Yellow-groove bamboo)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Other names

Yellow-groove bamboo

Genus

Phyllostachys Phyllostachys

Species

P. aureosulcata - P. aureosulcata is a clump-forming bamboo with yellow canes occasionally having green stripes at the base and lance-shaped, fresh-green foliage all year.


Phyllostachys aureosulcata is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off stems to best effect.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Phyllostachys aureosulcata (Yellow-groove bamboo) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Other names

Yellow-groove bamboo

Genus

Phyllostachys Phyllostachys

Species

P. aureosulcata - P. aureosulcata is a clump-forming bamboo with yellow canes occasionally having green stripes at the base and lance-shaped, fresh-green foliage all year.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off stems to best effect.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phyllostachys aureosulcata (Yellow-groove bamboo) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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