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Products > Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon'
 
Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon' - Striped Running Timber Bamboo

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Bamboo
Family: Poaceae (Gramineae) (Grasses)
Origin: China (Asia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Insignificant
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Height: 25-40 feet
Width: Running
Exposure: Full Sun
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 0-10 F
Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon' (Striped Running Timber Bamboo) - This beautiful running bamboo grows 35 feet tall w/ 2 inch wide golden culms that are vertically green banded, alternately in the sulcus, the groove above the branch bud. Like other Phyllostachys bambusoides the culms are often well spaced. Reportedly grows in a range of soils. Useful as a single specimen plant, in a grove, or as a hedge. Plant in full sun. Hardy to 5 F. This cultivar was nearly lost when it flowered in the 1990's but has recovered.  The information provided on this page is based on the research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations of our nursery crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We also will incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon'.
 
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