Fargesia robusta, commonly known as "robust bamboo" or "clumping bamboo," is a species of bamboo native to the mountainous regions of China and Tibet. It is a popular ornamental plant valued for its attractive appearance, hardiness, and non-invasive nature.
One of the notable features of Fargesia robusta is its ability to form dense clumps or thickets rather than spreading aggressively through underground rhizomes like some other bamboo species. This clumping growth habit makes it an excellent choice for creating hedges, screens, or privacy barriers in gardens or landscapes.
The foliage of Fargesia robusta consists of numerous slender, lance-shaped leaves that create a feathery appearance. The leaves are evergreen, providing year-round interest and adding a touch of elegance to any garden setting.
100 Seeds Umbrella Bamboo (Fargesia Robusta)
Height: 13 - 20 feet (4 - 6m)
Max. Diameter: 1,6" (4cm)
Hardiness: -4°F (-20°C)
USDA Zone: 7 through 9
Light: Partial Shade