Fargesia robusta 'Red Sheath'
A more vigorous alternative form of this superb, non-running species.
Its name derives from the branch sheaths which are a prominent feature in early summer
Height 12ft.or more.
Distinctive glossy foliage.
Plentiful, green canes, eventually becoming pale yellow.
An outstanding specimen plant or useful as a screen.
Leaves are larger than the type and the the growth habit slightly more open and arching.
A new introduction from China whch has tolerated -15C.
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