Red Clumping Bamboo
Fargesia nitida 'Jiuzhaigou'
Pronunciation: far-GHEE-zee-uh NI-ti-duh Ju-Zie-Gao
|Description||A highly ornamental, non-invasive, clumping bamboo with finely textured foliage and striking red canes that age to yellow. An excellent, cold hardy specimen or container plant, its upright habit makes it very suitable for hedges or privacy screening. Thrives in cooler summer regions. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Upright stems reach 8 to 12 ft. tall; slowly forms a 4 to 6 ft. wide clump.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Container, Hedge, Poolside, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Peony (Paeonia); Pachysandra (Pachysandra)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Fargesia Jiuzhaigou was originally collected in the Jiuzhaigou Park in the Sichuan province of China.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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