Umbrella Bamboo hedge (Fargesia murielae) description
Umbrella Bamboo hedging provides a great year-round focal point in any garden due to its tall, fresh canes. Unlike, other bamboo plants, this variety is bushy all the way to the ground making it ideal for hedging. As it is a fast-growing, clump-forming plant, it is best situated in a spacious area, allowing it room to spread or plant where the roots will be constrained (or use a root barrier).
Popular uses for Umbrella Bamboo hedges
Fargesia murielae requires watering until it is established. Once the plants have
Combine Fargesia murielae Jumbo with
We recommend growing this evergreen hedging plant alone to create a dense, effective and attractive hedge.
Growth rate of Fargesia murielae
Fargesia murielae hedging is fast-growing and can achieve over 60cm pa. This Bamboo variety will produce hedges between 2.5-4m.
Care and pruning advice for Umbrella Bamboo hedging
As Fargesia Jumbo is very fast growing and clump-forming it needs to be pruned regularly to prevent from spreading farther than desired. In the spring, unwanted or spindly canes should be cut down to ground level. New shoots should also be pruned once they grow taller than the rest of the hedge. Please view the best4hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.
Recommended planting density for Fargesia murielae hedge plants
For information on planting density please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
Umbrella Bamboo is available to purchase year-round as Pot Grown plants.
The majority of our Bamboo Hedges are UK grown by our experts who are well-versed in the art of nursery growing. On the rare occasion that we source Jumbo Bamboo from outside of the UK, we make it our priority to ensure that our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we make every effort to make certain that your plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest standard, all whilst protecting our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Fargesia murielae hedging plants online with complete confidence.