Bashania fargesii is a high elevation, mountain bamboo native to central China. Its has very strong and erect blue to green culms, making it a perfect wind break or hedge. It’s long leaves are somewhat reminiscent of Pseudosasa japonica. Wind Break bamboo is a vigorous runner, making it idea for erosion control along stream banks and hillsides, or for filling in a fast hedge or screen.
Common name: Wind Break Bamboo
Synonyms: Arundinaria fargesia.
Height x Diameter: 25′ x 2″.
Minimum temperature: Hardy to 0°F.
USDA zone 7-10. Find your zone here.
Light: Full sun.
Culm: Greenish blue to yellow.
Uses: Hedge, screen.
Distribution:Shaanxi, Hubei, Gansu China.
The last photo is an example of a #1 (1 gallon) Bashania Fargesii 'Wind Break Bamboo', however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plant will be approximately 1-2 years old, 1'-3' tall, with 1-3 culms (canes).
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