Phyllostachys aureosulcata seed
Phyllostachys Aureosulcata (Yellow/gold Bamboo) is a beautiful collector species not commonly available. This species adds a splash of color with a beautiful yellow and green bamboo fence. Very cold hardy bamboo with growing habits similar to ‘Yellow Groove’. Bright yellow coloration of the canes with the green stripe in the sulcus grooves is absolutely beautiful. This species handles windy sites much better than ‘Yellow Groove and is one of our most requested cold hardy bamboos.In USDA Climate Zone 7 expect mature size canes to be over 20 feet in height.
In USDA Climate Zone 6 expect mature size canes to be 16 feet in height.
In USDA Climate Zone 5 expect mature size canes to be 12 to 14 feet in height.
In USDA Climate Zone 4 expect mature size canes to be 8 feet in height with some top kill during severe winter months.
This rare species is one of the most cold hardy species of temperate bamboo on earth. It can handle -15 degrees temperatures which makes it suitable as an evergreen bamboo for USDA climate zones 5 and warmer.
Phyllostachys Aureosulcata ‘Spectabilis’ grows quickly in zones 6, 7, and even tolerates the extreme heat in warmer zones 8 and 9. This bamboo can provide a dense screen in even the most unforgiving climates.
In warm climates it grows quickly to 12 and 16 feet in height while remaining very bushy like with plenty of low growing limbs. Great for a bamboo privacy screen. It makes a great short screen in colder climate zones. Ideal for customer who need over ten feet of privacy.