Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. aureocaulis

Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. aureocaulis

Key Information

  • Botanical name: Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. aureocaulis
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 8m

Spread: 4m

Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Colourful bark

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Phyllostachys are attractive, tall, evergreen bamboos that make an architectural statement in the garden.

Phyllostachys aureosulcata faureocaulis is a decorative bamboo, native to China, grown for its pale yellow canes that are reddish when young. It makes an excellent backdrop for border planting, and is useful for screening. Planted alone, it makes a good specimen plant. The sound of its leaves rustling in the wind is also very appealing.

For best results grow Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. aureocaulis in moist but well-drained soil. It's not considered an invasive variety, but to restrict its spread, such as planting in a large container or limiting the roots with a non-perishable barrier.


Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Low maintenance
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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