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Sunset Glow Clumping Bamboo

Fargesia rufa

Pronunciation: far-GHEE-zee-uh ROO-fuh
SKU #02521
5-9

Good to grow! 9

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OVERVIEW
Description Orange-red sheaths at each node add color to the green culms (stems) of this well-contained plant. A perfect specimen for smaller gardens and courtyards. Leaves do not curl in the sun as with some bamboos. Thrives in cooler summer regions, even tolerating mild, periodic dry spells when established. Evergreen.
Light Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Upright stems reach 8 ft. tall; clump only expands 2 to 4 in. per year.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
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.
HISTORY
Lore A favorite food of the giant pandas.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.