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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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BAMBOO Fargesia rufa

Commonly known as Fountain bamboo

Light green canes with red-brown sheathes. Clump-forming. Height to 2 m. Good for screening
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£22.50 each

  • Evergreen - leaves to 10cm (4in) long. Foliage has a blue-green glow
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Bamboo - upright, then arching clump-forming shrub
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - well spaced canes spread attractively without becoming invasive
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - makes a good container specimen
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs on young shoots
  • Place of origin - central China
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
2m (6½ft)
bamboo - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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