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Fargesia nitida

Fargesia are clump-forming bamboo grown for their specimen-quality, evergreen foliage. The dense, billowy forms are 6 to 15 feet tall and are suitable for screening. The roughly 4 species in this genus hail from the damp woods of Central China and  the northeastern Himalayas. Grow these plants as specimens, as hedging or screening, or in a large container.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsTall, evergreen foliage.

CareGrow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Prefers shade from afternoon sun.

PropagationDivide in spring or fall. Take rhizome cuttings in spring.


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