China Gold is an outstanding ornamental in the garden, with lemon yellow culms and green stripes. Foliage has a large tropical dark green appearance. Pruned correctly, China Gold can be used as a single feature plant, or used as a screen. Timber poles are very strong and could be used for smaller construction jobs. Also has edible shoots.
Typical Height: 6-8 metres
Temp: min -9
Culm Width: 4cm
Position: Full sun / part shade
Growing tips: Bamboo is hardy and will grow in most soil conditions. Applying a good organic fertiliser and mulch will encourage fast, healthy growth.