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Fargesia nitida ‘Jiuzhaigou’ (photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.)
Fargesia nitida ‘Jiuzhaigou’ (photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.)

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Zones 2B, 3-9, 14-24, 26, 28-37, 39, 40
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Partial, Shade
Regular Water
Moderate

Fargesia nitida

Poaceae (Gramineae)
Bamboo

Central China. Grows in a narrow clump to 6–8 ft. tall fairly quickly, and possibly to 20 ft. over many years. Canes are 3/4 in. in diameter. Light, airy, arching and dropping at top. Greenish purple culms mature to deep purplish black. Needs shade to look its best.

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