Umbrella Bamboo 'Harewood'

Fargesia murielae 'Harewood' | Also known as: Arundinaria murielae 'Harewood', Sinarundinaria murielae 'Harewood', Fargesia spathacea 'Harewood', Thamnocalamus spathaceus 'Harewood' | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Growing Umbrella Bamboo, or Fargesia murielae, can certainly provide your garden with that tropical feel, plus it’s yellow-green canes and arching bright green leaves make for an eye catching statement. Bamboo is an easy plant to grow, requiring little care per year to remain in good condition. It enjoys either a full sunlight or partially shaded position, but can cope with the worst of the British weather. Often used in locations such as roof terraces (planted in containers), or as hedging and screens.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 2
Spread [m]
  • 1
Dominant flower colour
  • Yellow
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early autumn
  • Mid autumn
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Green
Foliage in winter
  • Green
Awards?
  • Yes, let it smell
Propagation methods
  • division
  • root cuttings
Growth habit
  • Arching
  • Clump-forming
  • Upright
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z5-9
Heat zone
  • H9-4
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -29 - -1
Heat days
  • 14 - 150
Moisture
  • poorly-drained
Soil type
  • Clay
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Grasses, ferns & bamboo
  • Bamboos
Grown for
  • Ornamental foliage and habit
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • For Beginners
  • Show-offs
  • Neighbour repellant
  • For every season
  • Author's choice
Garden type
  • Cottage garden
  • Rock garden
  • City
Garden spaces
  • Specimen
  • Architectural
  • Hedges and screens
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • up to 20 years
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Growing Umbrella Bamboo, or Fargesia murielae, can certainly provide your garden with that tropical feel, plus it’s yellow-green canes and arching bright green leaves make for an eye catching statement. Bamboo is an easy plant to grow, requiring little care per year to remain in good condition. It enjoys either a full sunlight or partially shaded position, but can cope with the worst of the British weather. Often used in locations such as roof terraces (planted in containers), or as hedging and screens.