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

Maya Gardens, Inc.


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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 now 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 Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Alata', however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive.  It is grown in a #1, 1 gallon, size pot which is removed and your plants are shrink wrapped in plastic for shipping purposes.  Plants over 4' will have to be bent to fit into our boxes.  Even though a listing may be for 3', they can be taller depending on the time of year.  Please let us know if you prefer that we cut your plant back to 4'. Bent plants may need to be staked to straighten them back out when you receive them.  Occasionally a cane may break when bending or during shipping.  This will not harm the plant. 


The cost of shipping includes FedEx ground in the continental US, packaging and handling, wilt proofing your order and moisture polymers to keep your plants watered during shipping. We can combine shipping of the same size plant for a reduced shipping rate.  If you are purchasing other plants, additional #1 (one gallon) plants would cost $7.99 each to ship. Please request an invoice first. We ship on Mondays and Fridays only. 

Maya Gardens, Inc. is a licensed, wholesale nursery located in Eugene, Oregon USA. We have been in business for 15 years.  We grow 100 varieties of bamboo, including dwarf, mid size, giant timber, black and clumping.  If you don't see what you are looking for, come back soon or message us to see if it available.  We are always adding more listings. 

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