Bamboo for Planters & Containers

This section contains bamboo which are suitable for growing in pots, containers and raised planters. The ones we have highlighted in this section are primarily the clumping forms (Fargesia varieties) of bamboo which are not such aggressive growers and therefore are happy contained in a sizable pot for a number of years. It is advisable to re-pot or pot up bamboo after 3 or 4 years in a pot.

Generally most bamboo can be kept in a planter, pot, container however they will not last indefinitely and will require repotting after a few years depending on the size of container they are planted into.  

  • Fargesia Rufa

    Fargesia Rufa

    Popular for its clumping and graceful habit and colourful sheaths - ideal for pots.

    £25.00 in stock


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    Fargesia Nitida 'Black Pearl'

    A stunning clumping bamboo with intense dark purple almost black culms
    Order now for delivery end of June.

    £25.00 in stock


  • Fargesia Jiuzhaigou (red caned bamboo)

    Fargesia Jiuzhaigou (red stemmed bamboo)

    A relatively rare bamboo in UK with unusual red / purple canes

    £25.99 in stock


  • Fargesia Murielae 'Jumbo'

    Fargesia Murielae 'Jumbo'

    A slightly larger form of Fargesia Murielae.

    Sold out
  • Fargesia Murielae 'Bimbo'

    Fargesia Murielae 'Bimbo'

    A small compact bamboo, great for a short thick hedge

    Possibly more Summer 2020
  • Fargesia Nitida 'Volcano'

    Fargesia Nitida 'Volcano'

    A new generation Fargesia Nitida with striking maroon purple culms

    sold out 2020 until further notice
  • Fargesia Nitida 'new selection'

    Fargesia Nitida 'new selection'

    A verstile bamboo with a very tidy upright habit & purple tinged culms.

  • Fargesia Dracocephala

    Fargesia Dracocephala

    Commonly known as the Hardy Dragon Bamboo - NICE HEDGING BAMBOO

    Sold out 22nd July 2020. Possibly more late Summer/ early Autumn.
  • Fargesia Scabrida 'Asian Wonder'

    Fargesia Scabrida 'Asian Wonder'

    A very graceful and decorative clumping bamboo which matured into a very large clump

    £24.00 in stock


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    Fargesia Robusta

    Lives up to its name as an extremely robust bamboo - Our Number 1 selling bamboo

    temporarily out of stock, more available late September
  • Fargesia Denudata

    Fargesia Denudata

    A nice tall golden yellow clump former with masses of fine leaves

    £25.99 in stock


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