Fargesia Robusta Pingwu


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Latin Name: Fargesia robusta ‘Pingwu’

Common Name: Umbrella Bamboo

Characteristics: Fargesia plants are one of the best types of bamboo plant due to their multiple, short canes and delicate appearance. As the new shoots grow, they will initally reveal a rusty red colour before maturing to a light green. Develops masses of tiny, thin green leaves

Plant Advice: Before planting, be sure to add some well-rooted manure or garden compost to allow the plant to have the best possible start in your garden. Water regularly and make sure that if planted in containers or borders, that the plants do not dry out – even during the Winter period – as their light foliage is prone to wind scorch. During Spring, remove any weak, damaged or dead canes as this will encourage fresh and healthy growth for the following season.

*Images are for illustrative purposes only. Plant supplied in a growers pot, decorative pot not included.

Fargesia Pingwu is an extremely attractive bamboo variety, an ideal addition to any garden. Supplied at a height of around 80cm, these bamboo plants display various small and delicate canes which will grow and develop with masses of tiny thin green leaves – which are evergreen, so will stay all year round.

Please Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only and designed to be a representation of the item(s) being sold. Depending on seasonality, deciduous plants may be supplied in their dormant state and without leaves. Plants may also be pruned back, lower than stated heights, to encourage new growth.