Fargesia Rufa

 

Small to medium sized, well behaved bamboo. Develops into a compact arching specimen. Masses of small leaves on top of orange /green stems. Looks especially good in a container. Hardy and easy to grow. Height 2 metres.

 

 

Plant in well drained soil types. Full sun/ Partial Shade, Hardy.

 

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