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botanical name:
Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. spectabilis
Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. spectabilis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Yellow Groove Bamboo
synonyms:  Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Spectabilis'
family:  Bambusoideae
characteristics: bamboo, evergreen
height: 8.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
stem/bark: yellow & green
main season: All Year
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Spectacular bamboo having bright yellow canes with alternating green stripes on the sulcus. Bright green foliage. Attains a height between 4 and 8 metres depending on conditions. Clump forming.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Very hardy.
The lower branches may be trimmed off, to emphasise the attractive canes.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
RHS AGM
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