Bamboo Plant Phyllostachys 'Aurea' 18 Litre 180 cm tall - Super Quality

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Quick Overview

  • Pot Size - Litre

    18 Litre

  • Planting Location

    Full Sun To Partial Shade

  • Anticipated Height

    6 metre +

  • Hardiness


  • Evergreen?


  • Growth Speed


Also known as the Fishpole bamboo, large plants standing at approximately 180+ cm excluding pot. A well behaved Phyllostachys bamboo reaching heights at maturity of upto  7 metres  with a spread of 4 metres plus. Fully winter hardy

Bamboo Phyllostachys Aurea 18 Litre: Also known as the Fishpole Bamboo - A tall upright Bamboo. Although classed as a Phyllostachys running bamboo 'Aurea' is certainly one of the better behaved ones making it a perfect choice for container planting for use on a patio or balcony. If planted in the ground it is ideally suited to full sun through to partial shade in well drained moist soil a great choice for hedging or to create a privacy screen as initially it grows in very tight clumps creating a thick dense plant. Canes first appear as bright green but with maturity they change to bright yellow almost gold.

What to expect: Your plant will arrive in a 18 litre/32cm pot. Plant will have an approximate height of 180cm excluding the pot, inclusive of pot 200cm+. Exactly as you see in the pictures. 

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Planting Position: Although suitable for a wide range of areas these plants are best suited to a sunny position where the suns rays can help the canes achieve the best colour possible. Although classed as running Bamboo 'Aurea' is a very well behaved Phyllostachys variety, however if you wish to ensure the roots do not spread to surrounding areas it may be advisable to plant using a Rhizome barrier.

Soil: Any free draining damp soil is suitable but away from waterlogged areas.

Suitable for container planting: Yes ideal for both ground and container if planted in the pot it will need to be repotted periodically, best choice for compost is John Innes number 2.

Eventual height and spread: Up to 7 metres with a 4 metre spread.

Growth Speed: Quick, Aurea bamboo can expect to add approximately 1/3 to its size annually.

Growth Habit: Upright

Flowering Period: Not Applicable.

Pruning: Not necessary.

Foliage: Dark to mid green up to 8cm long.

Evergreen: Yes, but like all Phyllostachys Bamboo does shed some leaves during late Autumn/Early winter however these will soon be replaced once the growing season commences

Hardiness: -20 suitable for the whole UK

Although Phyllostachys Aurea Bamboo is a very versatile plant it grows best in well areated soil that is light in structure and rich in organic nutrients, ideally it should have good drainage but still retain some moisture. To promote growth and to help with keeping your plant looking lush and green feed with a general purpose organic liquid food during the growing season. If planted in a pot ensure an adequate water supply at all times. This plant need has no special requirements during the winter months.

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