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Bamboo Fargesia Blue Dragon 5 Litre 125cm. Ideal for shade

Bamboo Fargesia Blue Dragon 5 Litre 125cm. Ideal for shade

£29.95
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Quick Overview

A new non invasive Bamboo for shaded areas, planted in 5 Litre pots with a height of approximately 145 cm, excluding the pot. A perfect for choice for semi shade through to full shade. quick growing, stunning blue culms, eventual height upto 7 metres.

 

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
141cm - 160cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
125 cm ex pot
Toleration
Toleration
-20
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Quick
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As far as we are aware we are sole UK suppliers of this wonderful Bamboo plant, the absolute perfect Bamboo for semi or fully shaded areas.

Bamboo Fargesia Blue Dragon 5 Litre: Only introduced to the Uk in 2015 this new. bamboo is a superb choice for shaded areas.  An attractive evergreen bamboo with a vigorous upright growth habit. The culms are uniquely coloured celestial blue, this plant looks particularly spectacular in the spring when the new bright blue culms are breaking the surface. Due to the thickness of the culms and the dense greenery this Bamboo can be mistaken for a Phyllostachys variety however this Fargesia is not remotely invasive so can can be planted without the need of root barriers to restrict growth. These wonderfully attractive plants are ideal for pots, they are best planted in a shaded sheltered location, but will tolerate light sun, they are ideal for pots on the patio as well as planted in borders. Once established Blue Dragon is a relatively quick grower at maturity it will reach heights in excess of 5 metres, in ideal conditions 7 metes will be achievable. 

What to expect: Your plant will arrive with an actual plant size of  approximately 125 cm. Planted in a large 5 itre/23 cm pot. It will look exactly like the pictures or larger and bushier. 

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: Upto 7 metres with a 3 metre spread.

Growth speed: Quick

Growth habit: Extremely upright

Flowering Period: Not applicable

Pruning: Not necessary, unless you wish to restrict height.

Foliage: Evergreen Mid Green, Dense, Tapered at each end

Evergreen: Yes

Hardiness: -25

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