Bamboo 'Xian II'

Fargesia denudata

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fargesia (far-GHEE-zee-uh) (Info)
Species: denudata (dee-noo-DAY-ta) (Info)
Cultivar: Xian II
Additional cultivar information:(aka Xian 2)

Category:

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

This plant is monocarpic

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sumter, South Carolina

American Fork, Utah

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 11, 2015, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

This is a wonderful plant, both beautiful and well-behaved. Unlike most bamboos, which have earned a bad reputation for running, Fargesia species form clumps which expand only very slowly. No root barriers are required.

This species is hardy and evergreen to Z6a, and performs best with protection from afternoon sun. Unlike most bamboos, but like other Fargesia species, it prefers light shade, and tolerates heavy shade. It does not perform well in hot summer climates like that of the southeastern US.

This cultivar is distinguished by longer branches that are burgundy to cherry red.

As with other Fargesias, the habit is gracefully vase-shaped, fountainlike, with the outermost culms usually tending to bend almost to the ground under the weight of ... read more

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