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Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Maximum height: 45 ft.
(More often 10 - 12ft. for us)
Maximum diameter: 2 1/4 in.
(More often 1 - 2 in.)
Minimum temperature: -10ºF
(The roots are at least 10ºF more hardy.)

Digging season -
We have found that the best time to dig species in the Phyllostachys genus is late October to early November.

Species in this genus are sometimes dug in June and ready to be planted in September. This dig timing depends on an abundance of rain. A summer drought eliminates the possibility of a June dig.

Occasionally the digging season for this genus can begin as soon as April, provided that the groves haven't received too much winter wind burn. To be on the safe side, orders for species in this genus should be placed before April 15th.

They would be dug between April and November. The timing of a bamboo dig is very weather dependent, with the most likely case being late October for this genus.

This bamboo is perhaps the most common bamboo found in the U.S. It features green culms with yellow sulcus. It's not as wind tolerant as some other species in the genus, but it's still quite cold hardy.

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