Red bamboo Fargesia jiushaigou - elegant and most robust bamboo
Buy bamboo for pond, screen, garden and corporate garden, red bamboo is very decorative. It has lanceolate, long and evergreen leaves; its culms sway very elegantly in the wind. Fargesia Jiushaigo 1 has a delicate appearance, but at the same time is very robust and hardy down to 25 degrees below zero! The noble bamboo grows about 3 metres high in the garden and as a bamboo hedge. If it stands alone (solitary), it grows up to 2 metres wide and attracts admiration. You can buy screen bamboo as an ecological screen or as an impressive, particularly beautiful evergreen hedge made of bamboo. In an Asian garden or conservatory, screen bamboo looks very atmospheric. In a party or play garden, its sturdy culms will stand up to all kinds of fun. In the company garden, the low-maintenance bamboo leaves a powerful, unforgettable impression on all visitors. In the conservatory, on the terrace or on the balcony, Fargesia juishaigo creates unique accents.
Chinese Wonder with changing colour
Fargesia jiushaigou is the chamäleon among plants. The colour of its culms changes depending on the age of the culms and how much sunlight it gets. First the stems are green, then orange, then red when they are 3 years old. In strong sun to partial shade, and if the soil is rich in nutrients, the culms turn bright red, in the shade more purple. If the umbrella bamboo is in deep shade, there is almost no special colouring to be seen. It tolerates pruning well, sheds a third of its leaves in autumn and likes moist soil outdoors.
No root barrier necessary!
If you want to plant a bamboo, the good news is that the red-stemmed umbrella bamboo does not need any root or rhizome barrier, like all Fargesia species in the bamboo garden. This is because it does not form runners, new shoots sprout directly from the base root. When planting bamboo in a pot, please note that it needs a 60-80 litre plant pot with drainage holes, in which clay shards and stones are placed at the bottom; please repot every three years and give a little fertiliser almost every month, in the open air full fertiliser is sufficient twice a year (April and June). Fargesia jiushaigou is a shallow rooter, its roots spread under the soil surface up to 1 metre in diameter.
Buy the hardiest bamboo
Jiushaigou is the hardiest, frost-hardiest bamboo of them all! Even in pots, it is especially hardy. Bamboo garden or bamboo hedge get, in combination with the pink powder-puff-shrub 'Dixie Pink', an exotic look, with heart-shaped Hosta it appears more native. Quickly buy the elegant, upright bamboo!
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use the red umbrella bamboo Fargesia jiushaigou all year round. Our plants have a minimum of four stems.