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Attractive Foliage Canopy of Ornamental Hardy Rare Garden Plant Yuanjiang Bamboo Fargesia yuanjiangensis | Heartwood Seeds UK
Fargesia yuanjiangensis Yuanjiang Umbrella Bamboo Seeds
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Fargesia yuanjiangensis (syn. Borinda yuanjiangensis) Yuanjiang Umbrella Bamboo | 15 Seeds | £3.49

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Fargesia yuanjiangensis (syn. Borinda yuanjiangensis) Yuanjiang Umbrella Bamboo 

 

Yuanjiang Bamboo is a perennial, clumping (non-invasive) bamboo species, native to the Yunnan Province of China, that typically grows in dense, attractive clumping formations.

Growing to 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) in height within temperate Europe, it can be used as an ornamental specimen plant, privacy screen, or hedge. The dense foliage provides good privacy and can act as a windbreak.

Its smooth culms, 1-2 cm in diameter, are primarily green, while the sheaths on young culms can show a reddish-purple or maroon hue that transitions to tan or light brown as they age.

It's leaves, 10-20 cm in length, are narrow and lanceolate in shape, which have a deep green colour and create a dense golden canopy, providing an attractive visual display.

 

Fully hardy to -20ºC (-4ºF) – keep on the drier side during frosts

 

Bamboo seeds are not always available due to worldwide shortages of most species; this is because they rarely flower, sometimes every 30 to even 100 years (called gregarious flowering)

 

Please note: full germination instructions are printed on each pack

 

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 GROWING DETAILS

 

Genus: Fargesia

 

Species: yuanjiangensis

 

Synonym: Borinda yuanjiangensis

 

English name: Yuanjiang Umbrella Bamboo

 

Plant type: Clump-forming bamboo (non-invasive)

 

Eventual height: 4-6 m (13-20 feet)

 

Season of Interest: All seasons

 

Hardiness: Fully-hardy to -20ºC (-4ºF) – keep soil as dry as possible through hard frosts

 

Shelter: from very cold winds

 

Sun Exposure: Eventually full sun to partial-shade - but keep plants under 1 year old out of direct sunlight

 

Soil: Moist, fertile and well-drained; water well in hotter months

 

Propagation methods: Seeds, or division of clumps

 

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