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Fargesia jiuzhaigou 1

Red Fountain Bamboo

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Thought to be a form of Fargesia nitida, this highly ornamental bamboo has yet to be formally named but goes by the working title of 'Jiuzhaigou 1' after the name of the park in Sichuan Province, China, where it was discovered. Unlike many Fargesia species, this gives its best when grown in just the right amount of sunlight - perhaps for the morning or evening - new canes emerge green then turn crimson-red before eventually fading to yellow. This colourful effect is simply magnificent and, added to its tight clumping habit and short stature, make it a superb garden bamboo.

Fargesia jiuzhaigou 1 Identification Sheet

Origin
China
Genus
Fargesia
Species
sp. 'Jiuzhaigou 1'
Common name(s)
Red Fountain Bamboo
Situation
Morning sun, well-drained, retentive soil
Eventual height
2.5-3m
Eventual spread
1.5m-2m
Hardiness
Fully Hardy
Skill level
Easy

Product warranties

We can guarantee that the plants leave our nursery disease free, but weather and local conditions might affect their survival. Make sure you always make an informed purchasing decision.

The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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Delivery location

Due to the nature of the consignments, the courier's drivers are not insured to carry goods through your property. The standard delivery location is the border of your property or the entrance of a communal space. If other arrangements need to be made, please get in touch with us as soon as the order is placed.
Vouchers and small boxes can be posted through the letterbox, provided there is unrestricted access to it. 

GENERAL CARE

Bamboos can be grown almost anywhere, but avoid excessively windy locations. Many can be grown in sun or shade (sun is usually best for colour).Bamboos are generally shallow rooted and prefer a rich, moisture retentive, organic soil. 

PLANTING

Before planting out, the roots should be soaked in water for some time, and after planting it is important that the plant is watered well.

Hardy species of bamboo which were grown in pots can be planted anytime during the year, except in frozen ground.

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Rated 4.88 on the scale 1 - 5 based on 8 customer reviews
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Another absolutely beautiful plant from the Palm Centre, I have bought quite a few over recent years and every one is fantastic - can't rate highly enough - io stars **********

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excellent plant very quick delivery well packaged excellent service would recommend to anyone would buy again.

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Excellent healthy specimen. Arrived extremely well packaged for protection during transit (as usual with this company). I bought this when on offer, but would have been happy to pay full price. Will be buying more of them while they are on offer. Excellent service.

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Really good to be able to buy a smaller plant i can grow on myself, and not pay a small fortune for delivery! Thank you for the beautiful plant and the free spider, i shall endeavour to make both at home in Yorkshire :)

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A beautiful, graceful plant. Quick delivery and very well packed

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Super fast delivery, very well packed. Would have liked a few more canes but nevertheless, still a very beautiful and delicate bamboo. Thanks.

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Great service. Great plant. Ordered largest size in 45litre pot so I had instant mature specimen. Glad I did. My gardener had to dig a massive hole to plant it in and he commented on excellent quality plant which was not root bound. Many thanks

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Nice little plant - looking forward to watching it grow. Excellent delivery service - thanks!

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