China Gold (Bambusa eutuldoides var Viridi-vittata)

$58.00

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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: 6-10m depending on location, light, soil conditions
 
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,
edible shoots
 
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.

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