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Fargesia nitida

Fountain Bamboo

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Fargesia nitida
Principal Common Name Fountain Bamboo
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Description This clumping bamboo is airy and graceful that is arching and drooping at the top. Greenish purple culms mature to deep purplish black.
General Comments This is a rare Bamboo. It needs shade to develop the best color and look its best. Also sold as Sinarundinara nitida.
Nativity Asia
Height Range 6 - 20 FT
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy
Sunset Zones 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Purple-Black
Leaf Texture Feathery : Fine
Form Graminoid
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