Fargesia robusta

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.

Limited availability

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Whitelea Nursery, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire.                Telephone:    01629 55010   

Updated 23/7/2021