Fargesia nitida 'Sichuan'Regular price £65.00 Save Liquid error (product-template line 120): -Infinity%
Fargesia nitida 'Sichuan'
What you get
You will receive a 10ltr pot, with the plant standing 3-4ft tall.
Fargesia nitida 'Sichuan' is a very refined plant, with a vertical, tidy habit. It has dark purple-black culms and grey-green slim leaves. This is a very versatile plant, it can be used as a screen, windbreak, lawn specimen or as a pot plant. This is a clumping bamboo that reaches 3-4m in height and can spread 1m over 10 years.
Planting and Care
Best grown in semi-shade. Plant with the addition of some organic matter and water in well. Do not let the plant dry out in the first six months, and after this if it's in the ground it should look after itself. Pots of bamboo will continue to need watering. The best food a bamboo can have is its own dead leaves and culm sheaths so leave them to mulch the base of the plant.
Fargesia nitida is best grown in semi shade and in a sheltered position out of cold winds. If growing in a sunny site try and give it afternoon shade.
Any reasonable soil is ok, add organic matter to help the bamboo establish.
Fargesia nitida is a clump forming bamboo and is suited to being grown in a pot. Use a good loam-based compost, don't let it dry out and feed regularly.
Height and Spread
This Bamboo can reach 12ft/4m in height, it is clump forming and should spread about 1m in ten years.