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Fargesia murielae 'Simba' (Bamboo 'Simba')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
1m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fargesia murielae 'Simba'

Other names

Bamboo 'Simba'

Genus

Fargesia Fargesia

Variety or Cultivar

'Simba' _ 'Simba' is a compact bamboo with arching canes and slender leaves.


Fargesia murielae 'Simba' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Foliage

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 'Simba' (Bamboo 'Simba') will reach a height of 2m 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 'Simba'

Other names

Bamboo 'Simba'

Genus

Fargesia Fargesia

Variety or Cultivar

'Simba' _ 'Simba' is a compact bamboo with arching canes and slender leaves.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Foliage

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 'Simba' (Bamboo 'Simba') will reach a height of 2m 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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I reveived a Fargesia in June and have potted it in a large container - however it's looking like a lot of the stems have dried out and died. If I remove all the dead stems will it encourage new… read more

fargesia murielae bamboo - 'simba'

I intend to use this species in containers for the purpose of screening from the neighbours on my deck. If I require this screen to cover a 5 metre strech then how many containers will i have to… read more

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