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Fargesia Rufa/ Chinese Fountain Bamboo, 1-2ft tall in a 2L Pot


Fargesia Rufa/ Chinese fountain bamboo

1-2ft tall in a 2L Pot


F. rufa is an elegant, evergreen, clump-forming bamboo with upright but arching canes and bright green leaves throughout the year. The new canes emerge a bright green, contrasting with the papery older canes, creating an attractive two-tone effect.


Growing Details:

Common Name:Chinese Fountain Bamboo
Genus: Fargesia
Species: Rufa
Cultivar: Poaceae
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: H5
Soil type: moist, medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils
Height: 2-3m


Fargesia are densely clump-forming evergreen bamboos with slender arching canes bearing copious narrow leaves

Chinese fountain bamboo
Fargesia Rufa
All year around
Moist but well-drained, Clay, Loam
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
H5 (-15 to -10 °C)
Partial Shade
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  1. Happy reunion 5

    Posted by Martin Massey. on 12th Apr 2018

    Havingp previously purchased some of these Bamboos 7 months earlier. Found we needed two more. Hence a new order which arrived well packed. The Bamboos were bigger than the previous ones. Very healthy and in A1 condition.

    If you need Bamboos give these a try you won’t be disappointed.