Phyllostachys edulis 'Bicolor'/Moso Bamboo

Phyllostachys edulis 'Bicolor' / Phyllostachys edulis 'Bicolor'
Large culms of the moso bamboo
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Large culms of the moso bamboo

Bamboo canes

Variegated color in the culms

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Scientific Name: Phyllostachys edulis 'Bicolor'
Common Name: Moso Bamboo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: a vigorous bamboo with beautiful coloration of the culms. It has yellow culms with green sulcus. Like all running bamboos, either give it plenty of space or confine it to a given area by burying barriers to prevent its unwanted spread.