Fargesia nitida ‘Winter Joy’ is a hybrid plant known by its full name as Fargesia marielae nitida ‘Winter Joy’. It is a stunning new plant that has all the ‘goodies’ from the Fargesia nitida and marielae bamboo plants.
This clump-forming bamboo has upright culms with beautiful shades of green and grey. Its leaves are evergreen all year round. It can reach 3 – 4m in height and forms clusters 2 – 3m across.
Like most Fargesia marielae nitida, the Bamboo Winter Joy grows well in large pots and containers. It is tolerant to seasons and changes in weather but prefers a shade to part-shade area; and nutrient-rich soil with good drainage.
Best qualities of Winter Joy: A beautiful purple sheath and greyish-purply pink tall and upright stems, evergreen dense foliage and non-invasive.
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Fargesia nitida Winter Joy features
- ID: Winter Joy, Fountain Bamboo, Clump-forming.
- Culm: Upright, green and grey, purply pink sheath.
- Leaves: Evergreen, fountain forming foliage.
- Mature Height: 3 – 4 metres.
- Spread: Grow out of the base clump 2 – 3 m, does not spread.
- Hardiness: – 25 degrees Celsius.
- Uses: Grow in pots and containers, grows well in shade and part-shade.
- Care: Add manure or good organic compost, avoid planting in windy sites.
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 from over 10 UK online retailers, including the major online market platforms like Amazon and eBay. Note that the prices are indicative of the costs of packages (P&P) and delivery charges.
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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.
7 Types of Fargesia Nitida Fountain Bamboos
We featured 7 common types of the Nitida group. A spectacular non-invasive bamboo plant, it will not send its shoots away from the parent plant. The clumps form a dense upright wall to support the ‘fountain’ foliage.
Fargesia nitida is among the stunning Fargesia bamboos in the UK, owing their names to the appearances of the evergreen fountain-like foliage and coloured stems.
Here are four articles packed with informational tips and step-by-step guides for bamboo growers, click on the links.
- 1. How to propagate bamboos from seeds
- 2. How to propagate bamboos from culm cuttings
- 3. How to propagate bamboos from rhizome cuttings
- 4. Common Fargesia Nitida Group of Bamboo Plants in the UK – Feature
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