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Cultural Details for Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Common Name:
Yellow Groove Bamboo

Growth Rate:
Vigorous growth in warm climates. Crooked lower culms give it ornamental appeal

Average Mature Height:
Mature culm height to 45'

Average Mature Width:
Mature culm diameter to 2.25"

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Native Habitat:
China

Other Features:
Distinguished by the sharp bending and zigzagging of lower part of some of the culms

Culture and Care:
Full sun, Hardy to -15 degrees F

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 174, Bed 175

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu