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Bambusa vulgaris var. vittata

Hawaiian Bamboo

Giant Yellow Bamboo, Yellow Bamboo, Striped Bamboo, Painted Bamboo
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Bambusa vulgaris var. vittata
Principal Common Name Hawaiian Bamboo
Common Name(s) Giant Yellow Bamboo, Yellow Bamboo, Striped Bamboo, Painted Bamboo
Description This is a large yellow bamboo with bright green striped bark reaching 50' tall.
General Comments Grown for the outstanding showy stems/trunks. This is an edible bamboo and it stays yellow when cooked.
Nativity Hawaii, China
Height Range 50 - 0 FT
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 7 : 8 : 9 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Bamboo-like
Form Large Tree
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Loam : Sandy
Watering Preferences
Outstanding Features Bark : Color : Form : Shape : Texture

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