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Fargesia murielae 'Jumbo' is an elegant, evergreen, clump-forming bamboo with graceful, arching yellow-green canes 2.5-3.5m high or more. Leaves lanceolate, to 10cm in length, bright green

 

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

 

Sunlight

Partial shade

Aspect

North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Moisture

Poorly-drained, Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Clay, Loam

 

pH

Acid, Alkaline or Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

2.5-4 metres

Ultimate spread

1-1.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

5-10 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Tolerant of sun and wind but best in fertile, moisture retentive soil, in partial shade. In a container grow in a loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser on a monthly basis during the growing season

 

Propagation

Propagate by division or take cuttings of sections of young rhizomes in spring

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Hedging & Screens Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants

 

How to care

Pruning

Remove weak, dead, damaged or spindly stems in spring and thin to show off stems to best effect. Cut out any flowering shoots promptly to discourage more from forming - see bamboo cultivation

 

Pests

Slugs may damage new shoots

 

Diseases

Generally disease free

 

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Fargesia murielae 'Jumbo'

£28.80Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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