Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Aureocaulis’

Golden Crookstem Bamboo

(23 customer reviews)

From £99.00 £74.25

Golden Crookstem Bamboo is often regarded as one of the most adaptable and impressive of all golden-caned bamboos. It features glossy light green leaves, with light green and golden streaked culms which emerge beautifully striped, and develop a magenta tint in the right lighting conditions.

The culms of Phyllostachys aureosucata ‘Aureoculis’ are generally very upright in growth, but the lower growth will sometimes appear with striking, strongly zig-zagged internodes.

Origin: Eastern China
Genus: Phyllostachys
Species / Cultivar: aureosulcata 'Aureocaulis'
Common Name: Golden Crookstem Bamboo

Plant Biography

Native to East China, aureosulcata is an upright growing species of bamboo with a narrow stature that makes it perfect for use as a tall privacy screen in the garden.

The ‘Aureocaulis’ cultivar is the hardiest golden-caned bamboos. The culms of this cultivar take on a lemon yellow colour at sheath fall, the time when the new shoots reach their full height in late spring.

If positioned in full-sun the golden culms of aureosulcata will become lightly tinged with colour, the hue depending on the cultivar. For Aureocaulis this is a bright magenta tint.

Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Aureocaulis’
Soil: Moist but Well Drained
Soil that allows water to drain at a moderate rate, without the water pooling.
Growth Rate: Fast
Expect to see prolific growth, especially during growing season.
Water Requirement: High
Likely to require supplementary watering in warmer months, even once established.
Maintenance: Low
Minimal skill or input needed beyond the basics, a very independent plant.
Situation: Full Sun to Part Shade
Enjoys direct sun most of the day, but tolerant of fewer sunlit hours or light dappling.
Eventual Height: 6-8m
The plant's ultimate height in typical growing conditions.
Eventual Spread: 3m
The plant's ultimate spread in typical growing conditions.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Will survive unprotected outdoors in most areas of the UK, even in the harshest winters.
Habit: Evergreen
Always in leaf throughout the year. It won't lose all its leaves at any one time.

Expert Tip

Some gardeners find it appealing to remove the bottom leaves of Phyllostachys aureosulcata as it reveals its magnificent golden stems.
Plant Biography

Plant Biography

Native to East China, aureosulcata is an upright growing species of bamboo with a narrow stature that makes it perfect for use as a tall privacy screen in the garden.

The ‘Aureocaulis’ cultivar is the hardiest golden-caned bamboos. The culms of this cultivar take on a lemon yellow colour at sheath fall, the time when the new shoots reach their full height in late spring.

If positioned in full-sun the golden culms of aureosulcata will become lightly tinged with colour, the hue depending on the cultivar. For Aureocaulis this is a bright magenta tint.

Care & Size Guidance

Care & Size Guidance

Phyllostachys aureosulcata requires little to no maintenance, though if required the plant may be thinned out and spent canes can be cut back to the ground level.

This bamboo produces underground rhizomes which aid its spreading, meaning it requires the installation of root barrier to prevent it from becoming invasive.

A strong clump of golden canes of impressive height which will quickly establish itself in my garden along with bamboos previously supplied.

David Baldwin

A strong clump of golden canes of impressive height which will quickly establish itself in my garden along with bamboos previously supplied.

23 customer reviews for Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Aureocaulis’

Really pleased with my purchase from the palm centre and will be purchasing from you again! So pleased with the size and health of the plant. It arrived quickly too!
Packaging was great too. I don’t feel it needs so much plastic or more specifically the plastic netting but it did help to keep the plant safe.

Thanks so much!

Faye (verified owner)

2 Beautiful healthy plants, lovely shape and really dense foliage plenty of stems, quick delivery and plenty of notice about delivery day, will certainly add site to favourites.

Alan Christopher Fleming (verified owner)

Ordered 2 of these and cannot praise this company enough, 2 beautiful plants arrived in record speed and so well packaged, price for both plants and delivery
exceptional. Well done to all involved with my order. Thank you.

Chris P

I received my Phyllostachys aureosulcata Aureocaulis
last year during lockdown. It was planted in a large pit that I dug out and installed a root barrier to contain the growth.
Since last year it’s really taken off and is now throwing up more shoots than I can keep track of.

The customer service and delivery was incredible and I’d highly recommend this company if you’re looking for a perfect, healthy bamboo

Ben J.

I ordered and received four Phyllostachys aureosulcata Aureocaulis bamboos, and they arrived safely and quickly. Stunning plants and all settling in nicely. Great customer service at the Palm Centre too, quick to answer any questions, brilliant service!

Oliver L.

Originally bought one to see the quality of the plant supplyed, needles to say it was fantastic, stood roughly five and a half foot tall lots of protecting in its box and so good I ordered a second one!

Anthony H.

Bought 2 of these in 2 different orders. 1st one arrived well packed and appears to be thriving – lovely bamboo.
The 2nd was packaged in a way that the taller canes were bent over and as a result three of them snapped – I lost the lovely height I had wanted and will have to wait for further growth. Again – a lovely bamboo – will just have to wait a bit longer than Id hoped for more height.

Elizabeth B.

Couldnt be happier with the new plants. Ive used TPC a couple of times now and I remain impressed. Literally my only gripe is the lack of prior notice that the order has been despatched. It would be helpful to be in when they are delivered but you only get told on the day its out for delivery.

Christopher B.

Whilst the plant was a little late arriving due to the pandemic, the overall experience was first class. I bought this for my daughters birthday, she was very pleased, thank you.

kevin M.

amazingly after getting an order with a competitor that never showed up after a month, The Palm centre delivered my bamboo in 3 days! it showed up in great condition, bigger and bushier than i could have expected. very happy

Christian D.

Plants arrived In healthy condition , well packed and arrived in a timely fashion

Malcolm S.

Bought a bunch of these and they are fabulous and HUGE! The delivery driver was in awe.

Chris A.

Incredibly fast delivery and very good value.
The bamboo was packed well and seemed to be healthy but it must be said that many of the leaves were marked at the tips as if distressed or short of water ( see attached photo)
The roots in the pot were so well established that I could not get the plant out and had to carefully cut the pot away, Im not sure if this is a good thing or not.

Now planted the bamboo seems to be doing ok, the stems are tall but thin and have some difficulty in standing straight but I expect the plant to quickly establish and produce new more robust upright canes soon.

Update!
Less than two weeks from delivery and there are six new strong, thick and healthy looking shoots.
These are nearly twice as thick as the originals.
Looks like growth will be almost as fast as The palm Centres delivery.

Greg J.

Lovely looking plant received. Growing well. Well packaged and delivered.

Andrew

Product arrived in excellent condition with very good packaging, the bamboo is progressing well with lots of new shoots, after watering often as instructed.

Paul Bragg

Products arrived on time. Excellent packaging and plants look very healthy. We definitely buy again from Palm centre.

Graham Ladds

The plant arrived promptly, well packaged, in good condition. Very tall, healthy, with green foliage. I planted it in March , and in May my Bamboo produced more than 20 new shoots. Used bamboo fertilizer from this store. Very pleased with my purchase. Thank you.

Anna

arrived promptly. extremely well packaged. beautiful plant. excellent specimen.

mick murphy

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!

Mark Curtis

beautiful plant arrived in peak condition, on time

David

Super fast delivery, very well packed. Beautiful bamboo. Quality of plant is, well, stunning. Thank you very much.

Lawrence Chong

Lovely plant – great delivery service. Thanks!

David

A strong clump of golden canes of impressive height which will quickly establish itself in my garden along with bamboos previously supplied,

David BALDWIN