Arundo formosana 'Oriental Gold'/Oriental Gold Giant Reed, Giant Reed

Arundo formosana 'Oriental Gold' / Arundo formosana 'Oriental Gold'
Striped, green and white variegated foliage
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Striped, green and white variegated foliage

Mature clump showing density of the foliage

Variegated foliage

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Scientific Name: Arundo formosana 'Oriental Gold'
Common Name: Oriental Gold Giant Reed, Giant Reed
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This giant reed is grown primarily for its striking variegated foliage on tall arching canes. As most grasses it is quite easy to grow. Makes an excellent container plant.