Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. aureocaulis

 

A tall, coloured-stemmed bamboo with rich yellow canes with a few green stripes at the base. This green leaved bamboo looks spectacular grown as a specimen. One of our 'highly recommended plants', it should be planted next to a building or path where the near-luminous, yellow to burnt orange coloured canes can be enjoyed all year.

 

 

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