Fargesia Murielae Rufa is a medium-sized, fast growing bamboo with an arching upright growth habit, and it is that slightly weeping effect which gives it an elegant appearance. The evergreen, glossy green foliage is borne on light green canes with pink sheaths. This is a relatively new fast growing bamboo variety that is already proven to be a perfect choice for hedging. It is fast growing but not invasive, has lush evergreen foliage, and it is one of the hardiest Fargesias. Even its foliage will not curl up during the winter season as can happen with other bamboo varieties. It looks elegant and neat throughout the year.
Height and Spread of Fargesia Murielae Rufa This is a clump-forming, fast growing bamboo variety that can reach heights of 2 to 3 metres in no time. The expected width is circa 1.5 metres. However, this type of bamboo responds well to pruning, so you can keep it at a lower height if you prefer it more compact.
How Hardy Is Fargesia Murielae Rufa This fast growing bamboo is fully hardy in the United Kingdom. In fact, it is one of the toughest cultivars in the bamboo family.
How To Use Fargesia Murielae Rufa Vigorous, hardy and boasting rich evergreen foliage, this variety is an ideal choice for screening and hedging. The shiny green leaves that droop from overhanging branches create a dense privacy screen year-round, and the fact that this is a fast growing bamboo only makes it more popular for hedging. Also, this is one of the varieties that does well planted in pots and containers, and you can use this fact to add multiple seasons of interest to your patio, balcony, or roof terrace with this stunning clumping bamboo.
How To Care for Fargesia Murielae Rufa Hardy and undemanding, this cultivar is easy to grow and care for. It will thrive in sun, partial shade, or shade and in any moist but well-drained fertile soil.