Fargesia robusta

Fargesia robusta

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Name

Fargesia robusta

About

Fargesia robusta is strong and vertical in habit with green culms that keep there culm sheaths until mid summer with narrow dark green leaves. Height 5m spread 1-1.5m in ten years clumping but open.

What you will recieve

The bamboo will arrive in a 3ltr pot and stand 3ft tall with 5-6 culms.

Planting and Care

Plant with the addition of some organic matter and water in well do not let the plant dry out in the first six months its in the ground after this it should look after its self. 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.

Planting position

Fargesia robusta is best grown in semi shade and a sheltered position out of cold winds if growing in a sunny site and open aspect it may not grow as fast or as tall.

Soil

Any reasonable soil is ok add organic matter to help the bamboo establish.

Container growing

Fargesia robusta is a clump forming bamboo it is suited to growing in a pot use a good loam based compost and dont let it dry out feed regularly.

Height and Spead

This Bamboo can reach 16ft/5m in height it is clump forming and should spread about 2m in ten years.