Bamboo Fargesia Murielae Jumbo Large 10 litre Plants Growers Best Quality: Super Jumbo is one of the taller more dense varieties of Fargesia making it a perfect choice to create hedges as well as a stand alone specimen planted in the ground or pot. It is tight upright dense growing Bamboo which can reach eventual heights in the right conditions of upto approximately 3 metres, howevera height of around 2.5 metres is a more realistic target. It is easily distinguished from other Fargesia, the leaves are long, narrow and dark green, it has an extremely bushy growth habit and keeps very good winter colour.
What to expect: These are new autumn 2020 field grown stock, freshly potted in 10 litre pots, lovely plants exactly as you see in the pictures.
Planting Position: Suitable for a wide range of areas of the garden, in a wide range of conditions, full sun through to semi shade, preferably out of strong winds.
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 4 Metres with a 1.5 metre spread at the base.
Growth Speed: Quick, produces numerous new culms annually
Growth Habit: Upright canes with dense foliage
Flowering Period: Not Applicable
Pruning: Not necessary, only to restrict height if required this is best done during the dormant months
Foliage: Dense, dark green, thin and long
Plant in any free draining soil damp soil preferably out of hot midday sun and sheltered from strong winds. Try adding some well rotted manure or organic compost to the planting hole this will help retain moisture in the soil and help your new plant settle in. Early spring feed with a liquid food high in nitrogen content, this will help promote new growth and give the plant a boost after the dormant period. In summer a slow release fertiliser is preferable. As with most plants, especially Bamboo always ensure the plant has an adequate water supply especially when planted in a container. This Bamboo requires no special treatment or requirements during the winter months.