Yellow Groove Bamboo

arron kcchin at
Tue Feb 29 12:13:47 EST 2000

arron wrote:
> Dan & Annemarie Burke wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone know much about yellow groove bamboo?

> Schizostachyum brachycladum
> S. gracile

> Bambusa vulgaris

> Sasamorpha hubeiensi
> Arundinaria maculosa

> Phyllostachys kwangsiensis

(STOP THE MAIL!!!!!!!)

................or you may be refering SPECIFICALLY to 

Phyllostachys aureosulcata, 
   "Golden/yellow groove bamboo"

3-10m x3-4cm Groves on clum internode yellow, variety, yellow or gold
much used in ornemental. Very hardy species, and can withstand frost and very
cold temperature -20C, Origin China.
In USA is usually known as Golden groove bamboo, used as fishing pole and for
staking. Wood not very good quality.

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