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Bamboo Aureosulcata 'Spectabilis' 12 Litre - Special Offer.

Bamboo Aureosulcata 'Spectabilis' 12 Litre - Special Offer.

£32.95
Bamboo Aureosulcata Spectabilis 12 Litre by Charellagardens
Bamboo Aureosulcata Spectabilis 12 Litre by Charellagardens Bamboo Aureosulcata Spectabilis 12 Litre by Charellagardens Bamboo Aureosulcata Spectabilis 12 Litre by Charellagardens
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Quick Overview

Large Established plants 150/175cm above the pot. A quick growing Phyllostachys Bamboo with striking yellow and green striped stems. Quick to establish and requiring very little care or maintenance, apart from lots of water during hot dry periods this is particularly important if planted in a pot or container, do not let the roots dry out! Spectabilis is perfect for sunny spot in well drained moist soil away from strong winds, if planted in a good spot it can in circumstances reach heights upto 7 metres with a 3 metre spread, if ground planting you may want to consider planting in a container or a rhizome barrier to restrict the spread.

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
Over 160cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
12 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
6/7m
Toleration
Toleration
-30
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Quick
Evergreen?
Evergreen?
Yes
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Bamboo Phyllostachys Aureosulcata Spectabilis 12 Litre: Also known as "Yellow Groove Bamboo" is spectacular. Its colours are reversed from the species, i.e., it has bright yellow culms with a green sulcus. It is one of the hardiest bamboo with yellow and green striped colour pattern. Spectabilis is a vigorous grower and rather rare. Like the other forms of the species, this bamboo makes an excellent hedge or screen due to its fast, upright growth. When grown in a sunny location, the new culms have a spectacular red highlight in the spring and early summer.

What to expect: Your plant will arrive in a 12 litre/ 32cm pot hieight will be approximately 150/175cm excluding the pot, super plants with 8 to 10 stems. 

 

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 colour of the canes develop.

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 in the pot will need to be re-potted periodically.

Eventual height and spread: Up to 5 metres with a 3 metre plus spread.

Growth Speed: Quick, Black 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 but most Phyllostachys Bamboo do shed some leaves during late Autumn/Early winter, this is no cause for concern, these will soon be replaced once the growing season commences

Hardiness: -20 suitable for the whole UK

Although 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.