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.