Phyllostachys Viridis Robert Young


Quick Facts:

Other Common Names: Robert Young

Type: Running

Average Height: 40 Feet

Average diameter: 3 Inches

Zone: 7-10 (Hardy to 0 degrees Fahrenheit)

Light Requirements: Sun or Shade

Best Use: Cold Hardy, Wood Applications, Ornamental, Decorative, Clay Soil


An ornamental beauty, Robert Young has yellow/golden canes with intermittent green stripes. Robert Young tends to grow quickly and can survive in clay soils. Although it grows best in full sun, it has been reported to do well in the Pacific Northwest where it reportedly tends to act more like a clumping species.

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