This hardy bamboo has rigidly upright canes that are green with a bright yellow stripe, the occasional cane with a zig zag kink; an excellent rigid screen, fundamental in Japanese gardens
Yellow Grove Bamboo's pointy leaves remain green in colour with prominent yellow stripes throughout the season. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The green stems are very colorful and add to the overall interest of the plant.
Yellow Grove Bamboo is an herbaceous perennial with a rigidly upright and towering form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.
This is a high maintenance plant that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Yellow Grove Bamboo is recommended for the following landscape applications;
General Garden Use
Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens
Planting & Growing
Yellow Grove Bamboo will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to be leggy, with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and should be underplanted with lower-growing perennials. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This plant performs well in both full sun and full shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division.