Umbrella Bamboo

Fargesia murieliae | Arundinaria murielae, Sinarundinaria murielae

Hardy Perennial

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Dense foliage makes it perfect for filtering out noise and pollution

Forms clumps of gently bending green-yellow canes

Resistant to wind and performs well in both sun or shade

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Fargesia murieliae is great a screen, particularly in urban areas, where it's dense foliage make it perfect for filtering out noise and pollution. Reaching over 2 metres in height, this elegant shrub easily forms clumps of gently bending green-yellow canes, whose shape gives it the name Umbrella Bamboo.

Fargesia murieliae has a wonderfully exotic, tropical appearance. But don't be deceived! It's so easy to grow. The Umbrella Bamboo is resistant to wind and performs well in both sun or shade, making it the perfect solution for filling difficult or unsightly areas in your garden. Height: Up to 4m (12'). Spread: 1.5m (4.9').

Height Up to 400cm (158in)
Spread Up to 150cm (59in)

Hardy Perennial

exotic gardenhedgesspecimen plant

full sunsun or semi shade


2 umbrella bamboo plants in 1.5 litre pots (V59182P)
2 plants in 3.5 litre pots (V59377P)
1 plant in 3.5 litre pot (V59376)
1 umbrella bamboo plant in 1.5 litre pot (V67448C)

When growing bamboo in patio containers, use a soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. Repot the plant at its original soil level and firm well into the new container. Water well and position in full sun or semi shade with shelter from cold winds. Alternatively plant bamboo directly into borders in any fertile, moist, free draining soil. Bamboos particularly dislike very dry soil. If your soil is particularly free draining, improve it by adding some well rotted manure or compost.
Feed and water container grown bamboos regularly. Bamboos planted directly into borders will require watering for the first two years until fully established. In autumn thin out the oldest canes, cutting them back to ground level, and apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost to the base of the plant. Mature bamboos can be lifted and divided in autumn if clumps become congested. In winter, protect canes from cold drying winds.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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