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Yellow Groove Bamboo

Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Pronunciation: fil-oh-STAY-kis a-ree-o-sul-KA-ta
SKU #01143
5-11

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Quickly reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall; spreads vigorously by underground stems.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Spreading
CARE
Care 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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