Fargesia rufa – bamboo



comes in different sized clumps

Fargesia –

There are about 4 species of clump forming. Evergreen bamboos, in this genus. They occur in damp woodlands in China and Northern Himalayas. These often vigorous bamboos are grown for their attractive linear to lance shaped, slightly checkered, bright, mid or dark green leaves, and erect culms, 6-15′ feet tall, with yellow, brown, or dark purple-green nodes. The inflorescences are terminal panicles or racemes. Grow as specimens plants, many are suitable for hedge or a screen.

Grow in fertile, moisture-retentive soil in full sun or part shade. Divide established clumps in spring. Shelter from strong cold winds.

zones 5-8