Yellow Groove Bamboo

Phyllostachys aureosulcata

SKU
01143
This evergreen bamboo has slender young green stems with a pronounced yellow groove found on opposite sides of the cane. Leaves are a soft green color. Strong vertical growth is ideal for container plantings and privacy screens. A running bamboo that spreads by underground stems; keep contained to prevent unwanted spread.
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Botanical Pronunciationfil-oh-STAY-kis a-ree-o-sul-KA-ta
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall; spreads vigorously by underground stems.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBarrier, Container, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureNaturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Peony (Paeonia); Pachysandra (Pachysandra)

Thrives in humus-rich, well-drained soils. Spreads by rhizomes and can become invasive; best contained in a non-perforated pot with the lip above soil level. Protect root zone with a 4 to 6-inch layer of mulch to protect in harsh winter regions. Remove older canes and new shoots at the base to thin and reduce vigor.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11

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