This very rare sub-species of Timber Bamboo, Golden Giant Timber Bamboo, features long, dark green foliage and very large and striking, golden-yellow canes, often with one or more green stripes. Golden Giant Timber Bamboo is one of the most beautiful Bamboo species, these spectacular canes can reach 7″ in diameter and over 60 ft. in height.
Latin Name: Phyllostachys vivax f. aureocaulis
Site and Soil: Golden Giant likes full to 1/2 day sun and well drained soil.
Hardiness: Golden Giant Bamboo is hardy to minus 10F.
Size at Maturity: 50-60 ft. in height
Pests & Diseases: Bamboo is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed