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Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo' (Umbrella bamboo 'Bimbo')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo'

Other names

Umbrella bamboo 'Bimbo'

Genus

Fargesia Fargesia

Variety or Cultivar

'Bimbo' _ 'Bimbo' is a small, compact, evergreen bamboo with arching yellow-green canes and linear, bright-green leaves.


Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Compact, Upright

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off stems to best effect.

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo' (Umbrella bamboo 'Bimbo') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moisture retentive soil, in sun or partial shade. If planted in a container use a loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser once a month.

Soil type

Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo'

Other names

Umbrella bamboo 'Bimbo'

Genus

Fargesia Fargesia

Variety or Cultivar

'Bimbo' _ 'Bimbo' is a small, compact, evergreen bamboo with arching yellow-green canes and linear, bright-green leaves.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Compact, Upright


Colour

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off stems to best effect.

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo' (Umbrella bamboo 'Bimbo') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moisture retentive soil, in sun or partial shade. If planted in a container use a loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser once a month.

Soil type

Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo'

Hello all, We have the bibmo variation planted now for 6 months and it while beautiful when first planted it has been thining and browning ever since. Does any one have any recommendations? read more

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