Fargesia murielae Standing Stone qualities: An upright (tall) Umbrella Bamboo also known as the Flamingo. Newly introduced, exceptionally hardy and tolerant to poor soil conditions. Upright, tight clump-forming bamboo, ideal as an individual plant or grown in pots and containers. Standing Stone is also a good option for a tall hedge and privacy fence.
Characteristics of Fargesia murielae Standing Stone
- Identification: Fargesia murielae ‘Standing Stone’, Umbrella Bamboo, Arrow Bamboo, Flamingo, Green Arrow.
- Foliage: Arch-forming, evergreen.
- Culm colour: Yellow-green.
- Height: Upright, 5m.
- Spread: clump-forming, non-spreading bamboo.
- Perennial: 10 – 20 years.
- Use: Individual plant, containers, ornamental.
Bamboo Growth requirements
- Site: Best in full sun, tolerates shade, avoid windy locations.
- Soil: Prefers Loamy or clay, well-drained moist, doesn’t like compacted soil.
- Hardiness: – 10 degrees Celsius.
- Care: Protect new growth from slugs, susceptible to wind and heavy snow.
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Standing Stone Bamboo is a beautiful ornamental bamboo, an ideal choice for tall-growing hedges or screens, or as an individual plant.
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Grow Fargesia murielae Standing Stone
Bamboo Standing Stone is a tall slim clump-forming Fergasia Murielae. Although the culms have strength in numbers, the new culms stand little chance against the strong wind. They’ll sway and bend easily.
Grow the Fargesia murielae Standing Stone away from the wind. Alternatively, support the culm by tying them together. Here is a YouTube video about How to Protect Bamboo from the wind and snow.
Fargesia murielae Standing Stone bamboo plants thrive in loam or clay and sand. They also do fairly well in areas where there is chalk but do not like compacted soil and soil with high pH.
It is important to note that the Bamboo plants have horizontal rhizomes that are no deeper than 30 – 50cm.
Therefore, ensure that the top layer of the soil where they grow remains moist all the time, even in Winter. Apply mulch in early Spring to promote new growth.
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Care for Standing Stone Bamboo
Slugs adore the new bamboo plants (shoots and rhizomes tips). Apply the Snail and Slug Killer to protect the new growth. The best time to apply the Snail and Bug Killers is early Spring when new growths are prominent.
As mentioned earlier, ‘Standing Stone’ bamboo is a tall Fargesia Murielae. Though it is a tolerant and tough bamboo, it needs protection from the wind.
This clump-forming bamboo will form a tightly packed cluster of arching stems and evergreen foliage, producing a thicker hedge or screen.
Apply fertiliser if or when necessary. Alternatively, add mulch in early in Spring, ideally before the new shoot growth. This will improve the condition of the soil and give a healthy Standing Stone bamboo.
20+ Fargesia Murielae Bamboo Varieties
The Umbrella Bamboo (Fargesia murielae Standing Stone) is as arching, clump-forming bamboo, closely resembling Fargesia murielae varieties.
Here are five Umbrella Bamboo plants that are closely related to the Standing Stone.
- Fargesia murielae Simba Umbrella Bamboo
- Robusta Campbell Umbrella Bamboo
- Fargesia murielae ‘Jumbo’
- Nitida Obelisk Hybrid Umbrella Bamboo
- Fargesia Nitida Winter Joy Fountain Bamboo
We did extensive research on the popular bamboo plants in the UK and, carefully, gathered the qualities and features so that you can find the one that suits you.
Check out our collections of over 20 Fargesia murielae and Fargesia nitida bamboo plants. Alternatively, use the search bar (on the right) if you are looking for a particular bamboo.
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Amazing Garden Bamboo Plants
Bamboos are amazing plants. They come in various sizes, shapes, colours, and formations.
Although some varieties (Phyllostachys) are invasive, they are manageable. They need care when they are newly planted. Once establish, you only have to check on them and enjoy the evergreen plant.
The Fargesia varieties are non-spreading, form clusters of rigorous stems. These bamboo plants are best for small hedges and privacy fences. They thrive in pots and containers, and as individual plants.
Bamboo is fast-growing, provides cover fast and last longer than many other perennial. They are tough and tolerant plants.
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The garden and containers bamboo plants are evergreen all year round and tolerant to hardy conditions. They provide greenery all season, always a joy to watch the hedge dancing in the wind or standing among the white snowfall.
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