Bamboo Fargesia Green Dragon 2 Litre. Ideal for shade
- A new non invasive Bamboo for lightly shaded areas.
- 2 Litre pot.
- Perfect for lightly shaded areas
- Quick growing.
- 80cm plus tall.
- Purple almost black culms at maturity
Another new Bamboo introduction for the Uk market. Bamboo Fargesia Green Dragon. Ideal for lightly shaded areas.
Bamboo Fargesia Green Dragon 2 Litre: Introduced to the Uk early 2016 and closely related to our Fargesia Blue Dragon. Green dragon is a non invasive clumping Bamboo that does best in a lightly shaded area or areas with limited sunshine. Whilst it is a close relation to our Blue Dragon Bamboo, Green Dragons looks are quite different, culms mature to dark purple almost black rather than blue, and whilst they are thinner they are more plentiful so overall appearance is much bushier. Green Dragon can be used for a variety of planting solutions, pots, borders and due to its bushy habit screens and hedges. Dragon Bamboo is best planted in a lightly shaded spot where in ideal circumstances it will receive some early morning or late evening sunshine. At maturity this plant can be expected to achieve heights of upto 5 metres with a 1.5 metre spread.
What To expect: Your plant will arrive planted in a 2 litre/17cm pot and will have an actual height excluding the pot of approximately 80cm.
Planting Position: Semi shade through to full shade.
Soil: Any free draining damp soil, but not waterlogged.
Suitable for container planting: Yes ideal for both ground and container.
Eventual height and spread: 5 Metres with a 1.5 Metre spread.
Growth speed: Quick
Growth habit: Bushy
Flowering Period: Not applicable
Pruning: Not necessary, unless you wish to restrict height.
Foliage: Dark green, Dense, Tapered at each end
Plant in any free draining damp soil sheltered from strong winds. In early spring feed with a liquid food with a high nitrogen content, this will not only promote new growth but will also give the older foliage a boost after the dormant months. In summer a slow release fertiliser is preferable. Always ensure the plant has an adequate water supply especially when planted in a container. This Bamboo needs no special requirements in the winter months