China Gold (Bambusa eutuldoides var Viridi-vittata)
China Gold (Bambusa eutuldoides var Viridi-vittata) is a gorgeous bamboo with brilliant lemon yellow culms (poles). Culms variegated with occasional green striping.
A gorgeous bamboo with brilliant lemon yellow culms/poles. Culms are variegated (striped) with occasional striping on leaves. New shoots are tinged pink.
Makes a striking garden feature, or suitable as a medium to high, 2 storey screen. Frost tolerant.
|FULL NAME:||CHINA GOLD
Bambusa eutuldoides var Viridi-vittata
|HEIGHT WHEN MATURE:||5-7m|
|POLE DIAMETER MATURE:||4cm|
|SHAPE:||Upright / straight|
|LEAF FORMATION:||Bushy at top, culms visible at bottom 1/3|
|SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE:||1.5m between plants|
|LANDSCAPE OPTIONS:||Screen, windbreak, feature plant,
|KNOWN FOR:||Gorgeous yellow poles and green leaves|
|OK FOR POTS?||✓|
|BEST CLIMATE:||Full sun to part shade|
|TEMPERATURE RANGE:||to -6°C|
|WATERING:||Every other day for first month until established.|
|OPTIMIM FEEDING:||Twice a year (Spring & Autumn) - suggested Osmocote slow release 6mth|
|BEST SOIL:||Free draining soils with good organics turned over. Can mulch with a leaf litter (not tea tree). If soil is sand mix in organic matter. If clay mounding is recommended.|
|SHIPMENT OPTIONS:||200mm pots - can fit up to 6 in a special plant box.
300mm & 45L bags need to be trucked in, see our freight information page for approx pricing and delivery schedules.