Red Clumping Bamboo
Fargesia nitida 'Jiuzhaigou'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||far-GHEE-zee-uh NI-ti-duh Ju-Zie-Gao|
|Lore||Fargesia Jiuzhaigou was originally collected in the Jiuzhaigou Park in the Sichuan province of China.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Upright stems reach 8 to 12 ft. tall; slowly forms a 4 to 6 ft. wide clump.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage and colorful canes.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Poolside, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Clumping Bamboo, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Non-Invasive|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Peony (Paeonia); Pachysandra (Pachysandra)|
Thrives in organically rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun exposures and drying winter winds. Let fallen leaves stay, to serve as organic mulch and prevent weeds. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9