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Phyllostachys aurea

Fishpole bamboo

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Features

  • Height5m to 6m
  • Spread4m to 6m
  • Growth HabitUpright rosette

Description

Phyllostachys aurea (Fishpole bamboo). A tall evergreen bamboo from South-east China.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Bamboo

Origin

E. Asia - S.E. China

Interest and use

Used for hedging as well as for ornamentation. The woody stems can have many uses.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will thrive in a sheltered position that is not too dry.

Propagation

Propagate from seeds in the spring or autumn, or by division in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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