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Phyllostachys aurea

Golden Bamboo, Fish Pole Bamboo

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Although technically a running bamboo, in UK conditions Golden bamboo is one of the better behaved Phyllostachys species and, in many ways, could be considered as an ideal garden bamboo.

It grows straight, almost completely upright culms and is quite tolerant of wind - making it an ideal plant for hedges as well as a solitary specimen.

A strongly ornamental feature of the culms themselves is the attractive clustering of the rings (nodes) that give rise to its use as fishing rods and walking stick handles.

Phyllostachys aurea Identification Sheet

Origin
China
Genus
Phyllostachys
Species
aurea
Common name(s)
Golden Bamboo, Fish Pole Bamboo
Situation
Full sun to part shade, moist soil
Eventual height
4-5m
Eventual spread
3m
Hardiness
Fully hardy
Skill level
Easy

Product warranties

We can guarantee that the plants leave our nursery disease free, but weather and local conditions might affect their survival. Make sure you always make an informed purchasing decision.

The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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Delivery location

Due to the nature of the consignments, the courier's drivers are not insured to carry goods through your property. The standard delivery location is the border of your property or the entrance of a communal space. If other arrangements need to be made, please get in touch with us as soon as the order is placed.
Vouchers and small boxes can be posted through the letterbox, provided there is unrestricted access to it. 

GENERAL CARE

Bamboos can be grown almost anywhere, but avoid excessively windy locations. Many can be grown in sun or shade (sun is usually best for colour).Bamboos are generally shallow rooted and prefer a rich, moisture retentive, organic soil. 

PLANTING

Before planting out, the roots should be soaked in water for some time, and after planting it is important that the plant is watered well.

Hardy species of bamboo which were grown in pots can be planted anytime during the year, except in frozen ground.

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Beautiful Bamboo

Gorgeous, healthy good sized bamboo. <br /> Speedy delivery. <br /> Will definitely be buying more and recommending to everyone.

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Superb plants and superb service!

Communication from point of order to delivery was great. <br /> <br /> Plants have just arrived and I'm really impressed! They were well packaged for transit, and even better quality than expected. I tried a different supplier last year and was disappointed…wish I'd gone to The Palm Centre first!<br /> <br /> The courier was really helpful too, navigating round an access restriction which could have been a delivery show-stopper! <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />

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Amazing quality

Beautiful plant, well packed and came promptly, will definitely be using again.

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Fantastic conditions!

Bought this bamboo plant as a gift for a friend, it arrived in fantastic condition. Bigger than I thought it would be and very healthy. Will not hesitate in ordering more plants from here in the future. Thank you for the professional service you provide.

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Really healthy, well established plant. Highly recommended.

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Lovely bamboo at a great price. Arrived well-packaged and undamaged and is now thriving. Will definitely use the Palm Centre again.

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It is simply brilliant, bamboo looked great and soothing. Initially I had issues with bamboo due to fault of courier company (not the sender). However, Palmcentre customer team was very kind and rectified it immediately. Great product and most importantly one of the best customer service. I highly recommend PalmCentre.

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Great customer service from The Palm Centre. All of the plants I ordered were in good condition and were very well wrapped and packaged.

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I was very pleased to receive a lovely, healthy plant that was lush, green and bushy. Extremely well packaged also. Would have no hesitation in making further purchases

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Absolutely wonderful 15/10 quality superb

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Great bamboo, very healthy. Always happy with my orders from the Palm Center.

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Product arrived very well packaged. Lovely healthy plant. Very pleased. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend Palm Centre.

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Very pleased plants arrived well packaged and in good condition they appear to thriving in my garden after only 1 week, would not hesitate to use this company again. Eddie Pattington

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Product arrived well packaged and in excellent condition. Good height to the bamboo, which is a bonus. The free Chamaerops Humilis was also in excellent condition. Prompt delivery as well. What more could you ask for!

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Product arrived well packaged and in excellent condition. Good height to the bamboo, which is a bonus. The free Chamaerops Humilis was also in excellent condition. Prompt delivery as well. What more could you ask for!

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Delivery arrived less than 24 hours after ordering! This is the 2nd time I have bought bamboos from the Palm Centre, and I cannot fault the quality of the plants or the speed of delivery. Highly recommended.

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Super fast delivery, very well packed. Beautiful bamboo. Once again, the quality of plant stunning. Thank you very much.

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Really impressed when I received this plant. It was very healthy and much larger and bushier than I expected for the price as garden centres I looked at were 3 times the price. 4 months on and it still looks great! Highly recommend.

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