Bamboo Phyllostachys Aurea

 

Phyllostachys Aurea, Fishpole Bamboo, Golden Bamboo. A clump-forming evergreen erect bamboo with grooved bright mid-green canes, becoming yellow-brown. Narrow yellowish to golden green leaves. Makes an excellent border specimen. Max Height 2m to 10m.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil in a sheltered site, away from cold drying winds. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Bamboo Planting and care

  • Water the Bamboo thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Bamboo is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Bamboo and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring