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Fargesia nitida Viking Bamboo

fargesia nitida viking bamboo UK

Fargesia nitida Viking is a hybrid bamboo, cross between Fargesia nitida and murielae. This elegant hybrid clump-forming bamboo is non-invasive, it does not need a barrier because of the tight clump-forming nature.

Perfect for small gardens and pot or containers or grown as a single plant. It prefers partially shaded sites with higher humidity. Like other Fargesia bamboos, the bamboo ‘Viking’ will thrive in nutrient-rich soil and where there is good moisture.

Best qualities of Fargesia nitida ‘viking’: The foliage and edges can be pruned to give a compacted evergreen hedge, stunning purple to green stems and non-invasive.

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Fargesia nitida Viking Bamboo features

  • Identity: Fargesia Nitida ‘Viking’.
  • Culms: purple to green canes.
  • Leaves: slender, dark green, evergreen.
  • Mature Height: 2-4 metres.
  • Spread: Grow out of the base clump, non-invasive.
  • Hardiness: – 25 degrees Celsius.
  • Use: Very versatile – screen, ornamental or pot.
  • Care: Part-shade – sunny, good moisture.

Cost of Clump-forming bamboo plants

This cost listing below is an estimated price of the common Clump-forming bamboo plants based on the cost of 10 – 20 L pots. The comparison table shows the price ranges (lowest and highest prices) from over 10 UK online retailers, including the major online market like Amazon and eBay.

Note that the prices are indicative of the costs of packages (P&P) and delivery charges, and subject to changes. Use this table as a guide. For more information on prices, check the recent online prices.

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Scientific name

Guided Price Range

Fargesia murielae Simba

£30.00 - £80.00

Fargesia murielae Winter Joy

£40.00 - £70.00

Fargesia murielae Jumbo

£40.00 - £90.00

Fargesia murielae Rufa

£20.00 - £60.00

Fargesia nitida Black Pearl

£30.00 - £70.00

Clumping bamboo Fargesia murielae group: A guide to help you find the right bamboo. (note that the prices range is indicative only. Please, check in-store or online for updated prices.

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