Fargesia robusta pingwu
Fargesia robusta Pingwu is strong and vertical in habit with green culms that fade to a buttery yellow they 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 2-3ft tall.
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.
Fargesia robusta is best grown in semi shade and a sheltered position out of cold winds but will grow in full sun and an open aspect but may not reach the same size and height.
Any reasonable soil is ok add organic matter to help the bamboo establish.
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.
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