Fargesia Juizhaigou, (Arundinaria)

 

Small green leaves with an upright habit. Green culms emerge from purplish sheaths, turn slowly to red/purple, and eventually to a light yellow/orange shading. Clump forming. Grows to a height of 3 to 4 metres. Good for screens/hedges and growing in containers. Tolerates heavy shade as well as sunny positions. Hardy to -25c

 

 

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