21st January

…is, Chen believes, the most invasive species of the lot. Even worse than the horrid Chimonobambusa quadrangularis by the pond at Burncoose. As we saw last week all five clumps…

5th October

…Fargesia robusta Fargesia robusta Chimonobambusa timidissinoda (poor spanking name) Chimonobambusa timidissinoda Chimonobambusa timidissinoda Chimonobambusa timidissinoda Fargesia rufa (spankers’ delight) Fargesia rufa Fargesia rufa Fargesia rufa Fargesia utilis (make your own…

12th May

…is certainly a spreader! These new shoots will all have to be cut off soon to keep the clump in check. Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda Himalayacalamus falconeri has attractive stem…

8th October

…catalogue. An extraordinary layered spreading habit. Easily the most shapely and attractive of these six new ones. The canes are used in China as walking sticks. Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda…

15th January

…Fargesia robusta Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda – the most vigorous and spreading of these six. Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda Fargesia rufa Fargesia rufa Fargesia utilis Fargesia utilis Himalayacalamus falconeri Himalayacalamus falconeri The evergreen leaves…