Fargesia Black Pearl

 

Magnificent non- creeping Bamboo, with dense green foliage and purple-tinged nearly black canes. Black Pearl can be planted in a tub or directly into the ground in a flowering border or hedge. Height up to 2.50 m, spread up to 2 m

 

Plant in weaker well drained soil types. Full sun, Hardy. Protect from winter wet.

 

General Bamboo Planting and care

  • Water the Bamboo thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Bamboo is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Bamboo and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring