Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon'

Castillon is one of the most decorative medium size timber bamboos.  A form of Japanese timber bamboo, this variety has beautifull canes that emerge golden, with broad green stripes alternating sides on the entire cane and branches.  Leaves are slightly variegated with white pinstripes.  This bamboo works best as a focal point in a garden, with the branches trimmed up slightly to the color and pattern on the canes can be appreciated.
Care requirements for Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon'
  • Light- partal sun to full sun
  • Water- Moderate water requirement, low once established
  • Temperature- down to -0F
  • Size- Can reach 35' tall in ideal conditions. canes can be up to 2" diameter. Can be trimmed shorter like a standard hedge.
  • Running Bamboo- use containment methods to controll growth as needed- Rhizome Pruning Methods

Ordering Infomost bamboos we have are available in one gallon and three gallon nursery pots.  Not all sizes of all species are available at all times, so the best way to order is to email us from our contact page with the species and size you are interested in.

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