Fargesia nitida ‘Volcano’

Red Fountain Bamboo

(1 customer review)


Eventual Plant Size


Fargesia nitida ‘Volcano’ is a magnificent, non invasive bamboo. This new introduction has fantastic red black canes and dense foliage. Volcano is a good choice of bamboo for a container or can be planted directly into the ground. Creates a superb specimen on its own, having a very graceful appearance, or can be used for an evergreen screen, height 2m, clump can reach 1.5m wide after 5 – 10 years. Grows well in semi shade and away from strong wind.

  • Eventual Size:Up to 1. 5 to 2 meters, but can be pruned.
  • Position:Shade to part shade out of cold, drying winds - especially coastal winds.
  • Foliage:Evergreen.
  • Habit:Fountain/overhanging, drooping almost spherical (like an erupting volcano), Clump forming/Non-invasive.
  • Soil:All soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering.
  • Hardyness:Hardy down to -20/-25°C.
  • Hybrid:Fargesia nitida 'Gansu' x Fargesia nitida 5
  • Botanical name:Fargesia nitida 'Volcano'
  • Other names:Red Fountain Bamboo, Spherical garden bamboo

1 review for Fargesia nitida ‘Volcano’

  1. R Thomas

    This was my second purchase with your company, I will continue to use you and have recommended to several of my green fingered friends – Brilliant price and service.

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