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Phyllostachys aurea 'Holochrysa'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Dramatic foliage



Skill level


Phyllostachys aurea 'Holochrysa'

Plant details

Phyllostachys, a type of bamboo make a striking addition to the back of the shrubbery. Several clumps grown together can also be used to make a informal garden screen. It will tolerate most soil conditons and is particularly at home in a damp but free-draining spot. Many bamboos will spread, so restrict growth by planting into a container before sinking the plant into the ground. Phyllostachys aurea 'Holochrysa' produces thin yellow canes.

Family: Poaceae

Genus: Phyllostachys

Species: aurea

Cultivar: Holochrysa

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Green

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Partial shade

Soil: Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 800cm

Spread: 1200cm

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l like sound they make in the wind

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