Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo (bamboo)
A bamboo in the garden enhances the atmosphere. The Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo, a beautiful, non-invasive bamboo variety, has a calming effect on you with its fresh green leaves. It is a full, compact and bushy bamboo with overhanging stems. The name Jumbo suggests that it may be the tallest species of bamboos, but there are others that grow larger than this one. The Jumbo has a maximum height of 3 meters.
Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo (Fargesia Jumbo)
The Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo hedge is winter hardy, very reliable and requires very little maintenance. The plant grows quickly, so your hedge will be high in no time. That gives a lot of privacy. You don't have to worry that the bamboo will proliferate. Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo is a non-invasive bamboo.
Non-invasive bamboo Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo
This non-invasive bamboo plant comes from the mountains of China. It is winter hardy, which is really necessary in a severe winter. This bamboo does well and is also very beautiful in gardens and parks.
Why choose a bamboo hedge?
- The Fargesia Jumbo is a beautiful plant.
- The hedge plant is non-invasive.
- It grows quickly, so that the hedge is high in no time. This way you will no longer be bothered by people walking past your garden or your neighbors peeking.
- You don't necessarily have to, but you can prune the plant. This can be done twice a year.
- The Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo is winter hardy.
- It is strong and lasts a very long time.
- The plant fits everywhere: in every garden, in every atmosphere and at every home.
- There is a calming effect on the plant. That is why it is often combined with water features or Buddhas.
When is the best time to plant a bamboo Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo?
It is best to plant the bamboo between late February / early March and late autumn. If you do this really late in the fall, make sure you protect the roots well with a layer of leaves or straw.
How do you plant a Fargesia Jumbo bamboo hedge?
- Make sure there are no weeds on the plot of land where you want to plant the bamboo.
- Dig a deep, wide trench. Tip: for a straight result: first stretch a rope between two posts.
- Make sure to loosen the soil in the trench well.
- Mix that loose soil with garden compost.
- Place the bamboo in the pots next to the trench where you want them. Satisfied with the distribution? Remove the plants from the pots and submerge the root ball in water, then plant them in the trench.
- Make sure the top of the root ball is level with the ground level.
- Fill the trench with soil and press down well.
- Water the bamboo plants a lot. If it does not rain or hardly rains during the first few days, you should repeat this regularly. It is important that the roots do not dry out.
Unfortunately you cannot create a narrow or low hedge with this bamboo plant. If you prefer this, buy another hedge plant. We have plenty of alternatives at Haagplanten Heijnen.
The type of soil in which it stands does not really matter. Make sure the soil is well drained and rich in humus.
The bamboo is sensitive to wind, especially north and east wind. Keep that in mind.
Better give it a lot of water at once, than a little bit every day.
- It is nice that the bamboo is in full sun or partial shade. It prefers that.
- Plant 1 bamboo plant per linear meter or 3 plants per 2 meter. Of course you can also choose to plant 2 per meter. Then the hedge will close more quickly.
- Make sure to plant the bamboo slightly lower than the surrounding soil.
Advice & Care
- The pruning months of the Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo are May and June.
- Prepare the soil well with garden compost before putting the bamboo in the ground. It likes humus-rich soil. That is where it grows best. In addition, also give it organic fertilizers from time to time.
- Water, water and water is very important for young bamboo plants. It is best to put the root ball in the soil soaking wet. You help the plant enormously with that. Is it hardly or not raining at all? Water the plants regularly.
Known bamboo diseases
Fargesia Jumbo bamboo is a strong and healthy plant. He has little or no problems with (fungal) diseases and vermin.
Advantages and disadvantages of the Fargesia Jumbo bamboo
- The plant is easy to prune. You do not have to do it though. But if you want to keep your hedge in check, it is advisable. For a wild result: do not touch pruning shears.
- He is not really picky about the soil type. So plant it wherever you want.
- The place where you put it is also not important as long as it is in the sun or partial shade.
- How lucky: diseases and pests usually pass by the Fargesia Jumbo bamboo.
- It is strong and lasts a long time.
- The plant is horrified by the north and east wind. Try to avoid that it has to deal with those winds.
- He does not like drought, but it certainly does not like very wet soil.
- The plant is only suitable for wide, somewhat higher hedges.
A Fargesia Murieliae Jumbo really enriches your garden. The bamboo will certainly shine between all your other plants, trees and shrubs. And it will have a calming effect on you. After a busy day, spend some time in the garden and all the tension of work falls away from you. Promised.
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