New Generation (after flowering 2010-2012) Fargesia nitida 'Gansu' is a medium sized bamboo , rustic, with an upright and dense habit (maximum height: 2 to 3 meters). Non-tracing bamboo for hedges or privacy screens.
Name : Bamboo Fargesia Nitida 'Gansu' (new generation)
Synonym : Fargesia Nitida 'Gansu'
Fargesia nitida 'Gansu' is a medium-sized bamboo, like all nitida, rustic, with an erect and dense habit (maximum height: 2.5 to 3 meters). This non-tracing bamboo with fine and graceful foliage thrives in the ground as well as in pots, provided it is installed in partial shade or in a light shade. It also has the advantage of growing quickly and being hardy to around -23 ° C.
Planting bamboo Fargesia nitida 'Gansu'
All Fargesia grow much better in soils rich in humus and rich in nutrients. If the soils are poor, sandy and very loamy, the soil should be improved. Mix as follows:
If the earth is clayey:
Keep 33% of the soil in place.
add 33% peat (preferably blonde) or red sand.
add 33% good quality potting soil.
If the land is sandy:
Keep 50% of the soil in place
Add good quality soil up to 50%
The addition of clay granules (seramis or pumice) considerably increases water storage. Then don't forget to fertilize with bamboo fertilizer. (preferably rich in nitrogen).
Strong point of Bamboo Fargesia Nitida 'Gansu'
It adapts to semi-shaded situations (shade, semi-shade),
A thin green, bright and cold-resistant foliage (folds in on itself in very cold weather).
Ideal for planters
Non-tracing bamboo thanks to pachymorphic rhizomes.
Do not exceed 3m in adulthood.
Dense, upright habit ideal for a hedge, it will be cut easily.