Fargesia Nitida Fountain Bamboo


Quick Facts:

Other Common Names: Fountain Bamboo, Blue Fountain

Type: Clumping

Average Height: 13 Feet

Average diameter: 3/4 Inch

Zone: 5-9 (Hardy to -15 degrees Fahrenheit- Will not survive in high heat/humidity)

Light Requirements: Shade or Partial Sun

Best Use: Clumping, Decoration, Container, Cold Hardy



Blue Fountain is a cold hardy clumping bamboo from China. It has delicate canes and feathery leaves.  Blue fountain is a cold hardy variety named for the purple coloration that is seen on the canes of mature plants.  This is a great choice for a garden piece or to grow in a container. If you want to use a clumping bamboo to form a screen or fence, it is possible, but it will take quite awhile with this particular variety.


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