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Red Fountain Bamboo
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Red Fountain Bamboo

Poaceae Fargesia Nitida Jiuzhaigou

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Grows InZone 5A · -20° to -15° F through Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F
Grows in Ashburn! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Shade, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained, Moderately Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant
Foliage ColorLight Green, Medium Green
Average Height8' to 10', 10' to 12'
Average Width.5' to 1'
AttractsWildlife, Visual Attention
Additional Information About Red Fountain Bamboo


Red Fountain, Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou' (pronounced "zhu-zhi-go"), is a stunning, highly-ornamental, non-invasive clumping bamboo that has much better heat tolerance than past selections of Fargesia nitida. Makes a 10' tall clump with small, narrow green leaves against green canes which turn a beautiful cinnamon-red in their second season. The red coloration brighter with more light. As the clumps age, the older canes eventually turn to yellow. One of our favorites and it's deer resistant!

Red Fountain Bamboo forms an attractive tight clump up to 6 feet wide. No need to control this one however in-ground barriers or containers can be used to control width. Makes an excellent specimen or container plant.

Gardener Direct carries Bamboo fertilizer and planting soil containing Biochar, a highly porous material that allows for long term water and nutrient holding capabilities. 


Containers/Pots: Excellent
Crafts: Good
Edible: Too small
Hedge: Excellent
Indoor: Good
Ornamental: Excellent
Privacy Screen: Excellent
Specimen: Excellent in containers or in ground
Wood Quality: ?


USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Type: Clumping
Height: 8-10'
Spread: 4-6'
Culm Diameter: 1/2"
Sun: Full Sun or Part Shade
Soil: Average
Growth Rate: Moderate



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