Phyllostachys Aureosulcata Yellow Groove

Quick Facts:

Other Common Names: Yellow Groove

Type: Running

Average Height: 30 feet.

Average diameter: 2  inches

Zone: 5-10 (Hardy to -5 degrees Fahrenheit)

Light Requirements: Shade or Sun

Best Use: Privacy Screening, Fences, Edible Shoots, Cold Hardy, Ornamental

Note: The height of this plant really varies by the sun and heat that it gets.  Plants in warmer areas will grow taller tan plants in colder areas. With this being said, even in cold areas Red Margin has been known for growing over 30 feet.


The Yellow Groove is a great option for cold areas that want a decorative privacy screen. The cane of this bamboo is light green with light yellow stripes and has a rough texture. Although used primarily for ornamental purposes yellow groove grows fairy straight and dense making it a good privacy screen.  Like many bamboo species, it will grow taller in warmer climates, but it is also a cold hardy variety.

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