Box of 3 Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Alata', live green crookstem bamboo plant.


You are purchasing three plants grown in individual #1 (one gallon) size containers. The plants you are purchasing are approximately 1-2 years old, up to 2' tall with 1-3 culms(canes).

Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Alata'

Common name: Crookstem Bamboo

This is the pure green form of the Yellow Groove Bamboo. It lacks the yellow groove in the sulcus (the indentation in the culm found between branches on bamboo). Native to the Beijing area of China. Occasionally, culms will zigzag, which is how it gets the common name of 'Crookstem'. The 'Alata' makes a great hedge or screen. Mature culms will grow to about 30 feet tall with 2” culms.

Height x Diameter: 30'x2”.

Minimum temperature: Hardy to -10ºf

USDA zone  5-10

Light: Full sun to part shade

Culm: Green

Uses: Specimen, hedge, container, screen

Distribution: China

Spread: Running

The last photo is an example of a #1 (1 gallon) Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Alata', however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plant will be approximately 1 year old,  1'-2' tall, with 1-3 culms (canes).

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