Join thousands of gardeners across the UK who use our free service to buy, sell and swap plants ... and much more.

Pleioblastus auricomus

For sale by Form and Foliage

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Pleioblastus auricomus | Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7
Pot SizeTotal Price
5 litres

To add this listing to your plant request, you need to be a member of GreenPlantSwap. Please log in or sign up free now.

Plant Finder: about Pleioblastus auricomus

Common names



Pleioblastus auricomus (Bamboo). There are about 20 species, they are mostly dwarf to medium sized. They will produce slender hollow stems with small narrow leaves. The leaves are lance shaped with cross veins that give a tessellated appearance. The flowers are produced at varying intervals but are not decorative.


They are very frost hardy. They should be planted in loose, moist, well-drained soil with sun or partial-shade, make sure you water well in the summer.

Interest and use

Used for hedging as well as for ornamental purposes. The woody stems can have many uses. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

View Full Plant Finder Record
Pleioblastus auricomus | Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Meet the grower

  • Grower

Plant Finder listings

  • 4

    Plants for swap

    View all
  • 4

    Plants for sale

    View all

  • Swap interests

    Succulents. Unusual plants with interesting foliage or leaf shape.

Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)