4ft Golden Bamboo | 5L Pot | Phyllostachys aurea

Code: PL30075L
4ft Golden Bamboo | 5L Pot | Phyllostachys aurea
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4ft Golden Bamboo | 5L Pot | Phyllostachys aurea

A striking bamboo variety, ideal for adding exotic interest to your outdoor space

Featuring classic, golden fishpoles that rise high into the air, adorned with light, grass-like leaf, Phyllostachys Aurea is arguably the most iconic variety of bamboo. As such, from the addition of this magnificent plant, a corner of your garden will effortlessly be transported to the orient. This plant usefully grows into a rigidly upright structure, and is hence perfect for forming a border to your driveway, or creating your very own, bespoke luxury screening to provide you with a little extra privacy- 'Aurea' is perfect for blocking out any unwanted sights or sounds.

Variety Information

Foliage Colour Green
Cane Colour Golden
Bamboo Type Spreading
Hardiness Fully Hardy

Size Information

Pot Size 5L Pot
Height on Arrival 100-120cm
Eventual Height 4m - 8m
Rate Of Growth Average
Pot SizeTitle Height On Arrival Price Link
60L Pot 1.4m - 1.7m Tall
1.4m - 1.7m£167.99View Here
10L Pot 1.5-1.7m Tall
£54.99  £44.99
1.5-1.7m £54.99  £44.99View Here
5L Pot 1.3m - 1.5m Tall
£58.99  £29.99
1.3m - 1.5m £58.99  £29.99This Product
Optional Extras
  • Bamboo Control System | 4m Roll | 1-2 Plants
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  • 40L All Purpose Compost By Miracle-Gro
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  • All-purpose Liquid Seaweed Stimulant by Empathy - 1L
    Add +
  • L75cm Zinc Galvanised Silver Trough Planter - By Primrose™
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Selected items will be included with your purchase

Our bamboo plants are carefully packaged and will arrive in a specially made, extra thick, cardboard box with a clamp to hold the pot in place at the bottom of the box. This prevents any movement during transit, keeping your plant safe.

Planting bamboo is relatively simple but there are a few consideration to bare in mind.

Firstly, if planting spreading bamboo, you should consider taking steps to prevent unwanted running. Use bamboo control fabrics or plant in a container to keep your bamboo exactly where you want it.

Bamboo plants need a lot of water, so if planting in a container remember to water regularly, especially in the summer where they will need 2-3 soakings a week during dry spells.

They also consume a lot of nutrients to support their amazing growth rate. It is best to replenish the soil with fertiliser. Use a liquid seaweed or a slow release granular fertiliser once a year for potted bamboo and once every two years for bamboo planted in the ground.

To plant, simply dig a hole one and a half times the size of the rootball and drop the bamboo plant in. Backfill with soil, firm in place and ensure that the top of the rootball sits level with the top of the hole. Ideally you should mix in 1 part multi purpose compost per 3 parts soil to give the bamboo the best start in life. Water in well and ensure the soil does not dry out for a prolonged period during the first couple of months.

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Bamboos thrive in moist, but well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny spot. They tolerate most soil types, but will perform best in humus rich soils. Bamboo will grow in poor soils, but not in constant wet, boggy or extremely dry conditions. Protection from wind is advised, especially for younger plants.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.3/5 (4 reviews)

Rating: 3/5

"Waiting to see if they get better."

Reviewed Friday, 7 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Good healthy plant put in ground and is thriving"

Reviewed Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Rating: 4/5

"Pleased with the Bamboo plants."

Reviewed Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Good strong plants just what we needed."

Reviewed Tuesday, 27 February 2018

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