Bambusa Eutuldoides "Viridivittata"
Min. Avg. Temperature Range:
15° to 20°F
Branches to the bottom
Fairly erect tight clump
Small, Yellow Stripes
If you are seeking a stunning, specimen bamboo with eye-popping colors, the Asian Lemon bamboo may be the one for you.
The Asian Lemon or Bambusa eutuldoides viridi-vittata is a tight clumping bamboo.
A clumping bamboo forms a tight beautiful clump and does not spread uncontrollably like the running varieties.
Asian Lemon can reach heights up to 25 feet tall. This bamboo is another great example of a good choice for privacy screening. When using this bamboo as a focal point simply trim the lower branches to desired height to show off the thick walled culms (canes). The new culms or shoots have pink and peach tones with green stripes. When established the culms are lemon yellow with green stripes and it has dark green leaves. Asian Lemon would be a great addition to any home or garden.
The Asian Lemon can withstand temperatures down to 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Asian Lemon Bamboo is frost tolerant and enjoys sun to partial shade. This bamboo is moderately hardy.
The origin of Asian Lemon is Southern China. It is revered as a treasure as an ornamental plant for its beautiful coloration and stunning height. This species of bamboo is both attractive and strong. It is definitely gaining popularity with home and business owners for its slightly smaller size and bold colors.
Call Palmco today at 239-283-1329 and ask us about this eye catching species of bamboo.