English Name: Fargesia Nitida Obelisk®, Fargesia Obelisk®, Fargesia Nitida X Murielae, is covered by European plant variety rights EU20141854
This variety was introduced in 2005 by Hans Verweij, it is protected and does not have the right to be reproduced. It is a pollination between Nitida and Murielae, so it is a fargesia nitida x murielae. Certainly thebest hybrid to emerge from the bloom of the beginning of this century between Fargesia nitida and murieliae.Upward growth method, powerful columnar, height of the planned end 5 meters . The given values (height, hardiness, etc.) are of thevalues averageswhich may differ considerably from place to place and do not apply not for the bamboo in the pot. The ornamental value is partly determined byr large bracts clear, which remain clearly visible throughout the year due to the narrowness of growth. This hybrid is much better than the old generation Fargesia nitida 'Nymphenburg' and requires a sunny place.
Bamboo plantation Fargesia Nitida 'Obelisk'®
All Fargesia grow much better in soil rich in humus and rich in nutrients. If soils are poor, sandy and very loamy, soils need to be improved. Mix as follows:
If the earth is clay:
Keep 33% of the earth 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 earth in place
Make a contribution of good quality potting soil up to 50%
The addition of clay granules (seramis or pumice) greatly increases the storage of water. Then do not forget to fertilize with bamboo fertilizer. (preferably nitrogen rich).
For the plantes sold in pot:
It is best to plant from mid-February to early June and from September to mid-December.
For a relatively compact hedge plant a pot every 60-80cm.
Automatic watering the foot the first year is recommended.
Straw on the ground to keep moisture (Mulch, bark, pebbles).
Strong point of Bamboo Fargesia Nitida 'Obelisk'®
One of the fastest growing and most effective fargesia