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Bamboo eutoldoides viridi-vittata China gold

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pot size: 20cm
Sizing guide

China gold bamboo is cold and frosts tolerant to -5. The maximum height of 8mt can be used for furniture or screening. Because of its considerable size consider cleaning out the centre of the plant to place a garden ornament, water feature or statue inside.

Superb architectural plant because of the contrast of lime yellow culms and green foliage.

China Gold Bamboo (Phyllostachys aurea) is a striking bamboo species known for its golden-yellow culms and lush green foliage. It typically grows up to 6-8 meters tall, forming dense clumps that provide excellent screening and privacy. This bamboo is hardy and versatile, suitable for various garden settings.

To grow China Gold Bamboo in Melbourne, plant it in a location with full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. It's tolerant of a range of soil types but prefers slightly acidic to neutral conditions. Regular watering is essential during the establishment phase, after which it becomes more drought-tolerant. Mulching helps retain soil moisture and suppress weeds. Prune the lower leaves to showcase the golden canes and control its height and spread if necessary. China Gold Bamboo is ideal for creating privacy screens, windbreaks, or as a focal point in garden landscapes, adding a touch of elegance and tropical appeal.

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