Giant Bamboo – Vivax Aureocaulis


Giant Bamboo, or Vivax Aureocaulis, is an impressive bamboo species known for its statuesque height and elegant golden-yellow canes. This unique variety adds a touch of grandeur to gardens and landscapes, making it a remarkable option for those looking to create a standout feature.

Giant Bamboo, or Vivax Aureocaulis, is an impressive bamboo species known for its statuesque height and elegant golden-yellow canes. This unique variety adds a touch of grandeur to gardens and landscapes, making it a remarkable option for those looking to create a standout feature.

One of the major draws of Giant Bamboo is its towering height, which can easily reach over 20 feet, or even higher in some circumstances. This height, coupled with the lush green foliage, offers an incredible visual impact, making it a natural focal point in any garden.

In terms of functionality, Giant Bamboo’s height and dense growth habit make it a superb choice for hedging or screening. It can provide a robust natural barrier, enhancing privacy and creating sheltered spaces in your garden. Whether you’re looking to shield a patio area or screen off a less attractive part of the yard, Vivax Aureocaulis offers an elegant solution that can blend seamlessly into various garden styles.

Its adaptability to different soil types and climates, including the UK’s, adds to its appeal, making it a relatively hassle-free plant to grow. However, it’s worth noting that this bamboo’s vigorous growth requires attention. To prevent it from spreading into unwanted areas, proper containment measures, such as installing root barriers, are advisable.

Besides its aesthetic appeal and practical applications, Giant Bamboo also offers ecological benefits. Its fast growth means it is highly effective at absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen, contributing to a healthier environment. Furthermore, its thick foliage can provide shelter and habitat for various bird species and other wildlife, enhancing the local ecosystem.

In the world of ornamental gardening, Giant Bamboo is a symbol of elegance and strength. Its stunning appearance, practical use for screening and hedging, and positive environmental impact make it an alluring option for garden enthusiasts. Including Vivax Aureocaulis in your landscape design not only adds a striking visual element but also fulfills functional needs, contributing to a garden that’s both beautiful and purposeful. It’s an investment in both the aesthetics of your garden and the wellbeing of the environment around you.


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Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A

Foliage Type



Not Native

Water Requirement

Moderate Watering

Growth Height

Tall Growing

Growth Speed

Fast Growth

Costal Growing








Colourful Foliage?


Hard Wood Cutbacks?



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Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

Not home? No problem!

If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

For more delivery information refer to our terms and conditions here.

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