Graceful and quite attractive, Blue Fountain is very upright in form with long, narrow, dark green foliage. Blue Fountain’s 10 ft. tall, strong, 1/2″ diameter canes make good garden stakes. It is happiest in a location shaded from mid-day sun and is hardy to minus 20°F.
Latin Name: Fargesia nitida
Site and Soil: likes partial shade and well drained soil.
Hardiness: This bamboo is hardy to minus 20 F.
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in height
Pests & Diseases: Bamboo is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed