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Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 
Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 
Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 
Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 
Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 

Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 

Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa  - Rating
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  • Fargesia is one of the best types of bamboos as it is short and has many small canes, and a much more delicate appearance than more thuggish members of the family.
  • This non-invasive dwarf bamboo produces masses of new culms with a rusty tinge which then green up and unfurl masses of tiny thin green leaves, which are evergreen so last all year round.
  • The canes are very slender and thin, so they gently arch over, hence it's common name of 'Fountain Bamboo'.
  • They are spectacular in big pots on the patio, and an ideal bamboo for small gardens but they also form a neat, dense and easy-care non-trim hedge.
  • Supplied as a pair of 2L pot grown bamboos, 60-70cm tall, ready to pot on or plant out.
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Product Description

Bamboos can often strike fear into the heart of gardeners, as some are invasive, but fear not, this little bamboo is a very well behaved garden guest.

Fargesia is one of the best types, as it is short, and has many small canes, and a much more delicate appearance than more thuggish members of the family. In fact. it's juicy new shoots are the stuff Pandas dream of!
A relatively newly introduced dwarf bamboo, it produces masses of new culms (as the new shoots are called), which have a rusty tinge. They then green up, and unfurl masses of tiny thin green leaves, which are evergreen so last all year round. The canes are very slender and thin, so they gently arch over, hence it's common name of 'Fountain Bamboo'.

They are spectacular in big pots on the patio, and an ideal bamboo for small gardens. They also form a neat, dense and easy-care non-trim hedge, reaching 2M and no more over many years. Just don't let them dry out in hot, dry Summers that's all, otherwise they require almost no care at all - what could be simpler?

Plant them where the sun can shine through the canes, or where you can see or hear the breeze gently wafting and rustling through all year - a very sensual plant indeed!

What Is Supplied

Item 680087 supplied as:
Supplied as a pair of 2L pot grown bamboos, 60-70cm tall, ready to pot on or plant out.

Plant Information

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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
200cm
120cm

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Good company who responded quickly to my comment about an earlier plant that I bought.
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Lovely plants
Review Submitted: 17/09/2017 - 06:30:05
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Excellent have used twice now and not disappointed
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Arrived safey, well packaged and healthy plants.
Review Submitted: 15/09/2017 - 10:48:19
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good well managed team prompt delivery
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arrived on time and well packaged adjusting to garden nicely
Review Submitted: 10/06/2017 - 09:25:33
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Very competitive. Pretty good as regards Customer Service.
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Good Packaging. Need a little longer to comment on the plants
Review Submitted: 01/06/2017 - 10:38:16
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miniature bamboo was really healthy and a good size. only reason I put good not excellent is out of the lily bags of bulbs. 2 bags only had 4 bulbs not 5.
Review Submitted: 01/06/2017 - 09:30:54
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Up to what I am beginning to find is the usual high standard!
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Well packed plants, in wonderful condition.
Review Submitted: 15/05/2017 - 08:00:10
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All ok
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In terrible condition which has been reported and pictures sent...
Review Submitted: 21/04/2017 - 04:44:15
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excellent
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excellent
Review Submitted: 27/03/2017 - 08:34:44
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Nice,, efficient service.
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Plants were reasonably priced, and delivered swiftly. They arrived very well packaged and in good condition.
Review Submitted: 12/03/2017 - 07:17:56
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Prior to joining the "club" I was always really pleased with the trees sent that but this order was incredibly disappointing. It's not the service it was the products.
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Not at all as in the picture. They are just long normal bamboos. Not the Fountain you are talking about. They are just long normal bamboos. Not the fountain you described. Very disappointing
YouGarden Comments
Good Afternoon,

I am really sorry to hear of your disappointment with your recent order.
On looking at the account I cannot see any correspondence from yourself. Have you not contacted us regarding the matter?

If you get some images sent over to us we can take a look and action accordingly for you.

Katy Rogers
Customer Service Assistant
Review Submitted: 06/02/2017 - 09:48:55
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Packaging for delicate plants was excellent. Instructions were excellent.
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Cant wait for the summer to show these pretty plants off.
Review Submitted: 28/01/2017 - 10:09:20
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After a long conversation & bad customer service; as most of my order was picked wrongly by the nursery & squashed into a very small box leaving the plants crushed & broken. I was told that I hadn't understood what I had ordered & that I was basically wrong. I then had an email where they did refund due to the damage caused by the packing so overall they have tried to put it right & will try again with them.
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I am awaiting to see if they perk up but they arrived crushed due to very bad packing by the nursery/supplier. This rating is solely due to the packing issue
Review Submitted: 19/09/2016 - 08:00:12
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Excellent delivery fast and speedy
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Good plants very pleased
YouGarden Comments
We are very pleased that you are happy with our Service, please feel free to send us a photograph of the Hydrangea if you are not happy with it so that we can take appropriate action.

Terry Falcone
Customer Service Assistant
Review Submitted: 09/08/2016 - 21:02:25
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Took nearly a week to deliver by yodel so a bit worried about condition of plants. More precise indication of delivery time or phoning if unable to enter development would have helped.
Review Submitted: 19/07/2016 - 07:41:02
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The service was extra quick delivery was on time
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Arrived in excellent condition very impressed
Review Submitted: 04/05/2016 - 21:35:43
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It was very efficient and simple to do.......
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They a bigger than I thought they would be....and they are in very good health..
Review Submitted: 19/04/2016 - 18:32:10
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Plants were well packed, so arrived undamaged' and soil was still moist.
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The plants are quite small but healthy with plenty of new growth coming.
Review Submitted: 14/04/2016 - 05:55:49
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Very Happy
Review Submitted: 05/04/2016 - 20:32:55
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As usual the service & delivery were excellent
Review Submitted: 09/03/2016 - 09:02:30
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Execllent service
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Nice plants well packed
Review Submitted: 08/03/2016 - 10:43:31
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Very good delivery time.��
Review Submitted: 24/02/2016 - 17:21:28
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All plants arrived in excellent condition but one of the copper effect pots was damaged. A replacement was ordered and sent out immediately by You Garden without quibble and it arrived two days later in perfect condition.
Review Submitted: 29/12/2015 - 14:23:36
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Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 
Fountain Bamboo Fargesia rufa 
5L pot 1M tall
Item: 680087
Only £29.99