Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillonis'
An exceptionally beautiful bambooforming a slowly increasing clump. Upright, glossy, yellow canes with green stripes. The pale green leaves are sometimes slightly variegated.
Height 14 to 16ft. (5m).
Has tolerated -18 C. but for colder sites in the north, Phyllostachys vivax 'Aureocaulis' is a hardier alternative.
An excellent specimen plant. Can also be used
for screening but shoots later in the season and fills out less quickly than Phyllostachys
aureosulcata varieties. Unsuitable for growing in containers.
Phyllostachys 'Castillonis Inversa' has green stems striped with yellow and makes an interesting contrast.
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