Sign up for free

"I refer to Shoot constantly and am a big fan!"

– Joanna Archer , Garden Designer

Fargesia murielae (Umbrella bamboo)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Fargesia murielae

Other names: Umbrella bamboo, Arundinaria murielae , Sinarundinaria murielae , Fargesia spathacea , Thamnocalamus spathaceus

Genus: Fargesia Fargesia

Species: F. murielae - F. murielae is a large, clump-forming, evergreen bamboo with linear, bright green leaves and arching yellow-green canes.


Fargesia murielae is: Evergreen

Foliage: Bright-green in All seasons

Habit: Arching, Clump-forming, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs Slugs

General care

Pruning: Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off canes to best effect.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Where to grow

Fargesia murielae (Umbrella bamboo) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moisture retentive soil in full sun or partial shade. If planted in a container use a loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser once a month. Slugs may attack young shoots.

Soil type: Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage: Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

my plant check
PLANTS TO BUY
Fargesia Murielae
£ 9.99
Bamboo Fargesia Murielae 'Jumbo' 10 Litre 110cm+ Plus
£ 28.95
Bamboo Fargesia Rufa 5 Litre
£ 19.95
Fargesia Robusta Campbell 5ltr 23cm Pot
£ 23.95
Bamboo Fargesia Rufa Jumbo 10 Litre
£ 28.95
Digitalis Mertonensis (3 Plants)
£ 10.00
£12.00

Botanical name: Fargesia murielae

Other names: Umbrella bamboo, Arundinaria murielae , Sinarundinaria murielae , Fargesia spathacea , Thamnocalamus spathaceus

Genus: Fargesia Fargesia

Species: F. murielae - F. murielae is a large, clump-forming, evergreen bamboo with linear, bright green leaves and arching yellow-green canes.


Fargesia murielae is: Evergreen

Foliage: Bright-green in All seasons

Habit: Arching, Clump-forming, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs

General care

Pruning: Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off canes to best effect.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Fargesia murielae (Umbrella bamboo) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moisture retentive soil in full sun or partial shade. If planted in a container use a loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser once a month. Slugs may attack young shoots.

Soil type: Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage: Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

Close panel
In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form
Suitable for your garden?
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Loamy, Clay Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moisture-retentive Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade Tell us...
Aspect: North, South, East, West Tell us...
Exposure: Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Hardy (H4) Tell us...

DISCUSS THIS PLANT

bamboo - fargesia murieliae

I'm on with my design of my garden using...
There are 4 active discussions about Fargesia murielae (Umbrella bamboo)

To add a comment, ask a question and read all discussions about this plant...

Join shoot's community

GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

There are 3 members with Fargesia murielae (Umbrella bamboo) in their garden.

To view all members' gardens with this plant...

Join shoot's community

YOU MIGHT LIKE...

Fargesia Murielae
£ 9.99
Bamboo Fargesia Murielae 'Jumbo' 10 Litre 110cm+ Plus
£ 28.95
Bamboo Fargesia Rufa 5 Litre
£ 19.95
Fargesia Robusta Campbell 5ltr 23cm Pot
£ 23.95
Bamboo Fargesia Rufa Jumbo 10 Litre
£ 28.95
Digitalis Mertonensis (3 Plants)
£ 10.00
£12.00

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

or Login