Every purchase supports the work of the RHS Every purchase supports the work of the RHS
  • fishpole bamboo
  • Eventual height: 8m
  • Eventual spread: 4m

Phyllostachys aurea

fishpole bamboo

RHS award of garden merit £24.99
Pot size 2 litre pot 20-30cm
2 litre pot 20-30cm
Quantity

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Leaves: golden-green
  • Canes: grooved, brown-yellow
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A tall, upright bamboo that is ideal for hedging or screening in larger areas. It has grooved, canes that emerge each summer bright green, but if grown in sun, will turn yellowish brown as they mature. These colourful canes can really be shown off if the lower leaves are stripped, and it will then make an elegant, stand-alone specimen.

  • Garden care: In smaller gardens surround the roots with a non-perishable barrier (such as our bamboo control system) that will restrict the plant's spread.

Share

Goes well with...

  • Hosta Sum and Substance
    Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
    £9.99 Buy
  • Phormium cookianum subsp. hookeri Tricolor
    Phormium cookianum subsp. hookeri 'Tricolor'
    £17.99 Buy
  • Fatsia japonica
    Fatsia japonica
    £12.99 Buy