Fargesia scabridaItem #40258 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Red-orange culm sheaths are eye-catching against the dark green new canes. Clump forming and non-invasive, it is a very graceful and decorative bamboo. Long and narrow emerald green leaves flutter with a breeze. This species has exhibited hardiness down to USDA zone 5, when planted in a sheltered location.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Clumps reach 12-15 ft. tall and 8 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:Far-GHEE-zee-uh SKAY-brid-aPlant type:BambooDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:ColumnarGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Clumps reach 12-15 ft. tall and 8 ft. wide.Special features:Clumping BambooFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
- CareCare InformationBest in moisture-retentive soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.