Fargesia murieliae ‘Jumbo’ (or Bergbambu ‘Jumbo’ ) is an evergreen variety of bamboo that does not spread wildly. This kind of bamboo has nice, fresh green leaves and is green all winter in your garden. Bergbambu ‘Jumbo’ is ideal for hedging, but can also be planted in groups or solitarily. In addition, this kind of bamboo is very hardy. Bergbambu ‘Jumbo’ is a dense, compact and bushy bamboo with hanging stems.

The stems are up to 1 cm thick. Since this species does not spread wild or too violent, you do not need a root block. Bergbambu ‘Jumbo’ thrives in all soil types. This kind of bamboo grows nicely in both sun, semi-shade and shade. Bergbambu ‘Jumbo’ grows up to 300 cm high.

Advantages:

  • The roots do not spread wildly.
  • Fast growing (you get a beautiful, tight hedge fast).
  • Evergreen.

Cons:

  • Only suitable for wide hedges.