Fargesia Robusta Pingwu, (Arundinaria)

 

This attractive evergreen bamboo has yellow and red on its culms. It has an upright habit and grows taller than the other Fargesia. Prefers sun or light shade. Max Height 4 - 5M

 

 

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