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Borinda fungosa “Chocolate Bamboo” – BRF




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Ornamental weeping bamboo that can be used as a screen or centerpiece. Likes a half-day of morning sun to half-day afternoon sun, and culms will turn chocolate-red and shiny with more sun. Has light green leaves, ½” x 3-5″, which grow in small clusters at each node.  This clumper grows to 14′ and is hardy to 10 degrees.

  • Origin: Mountains of China, 6,000-9,000 ft. elevations
  • Minimum Temperature: 10 F.
  • Size in climate of origin: 14’ tall, 1.0” diam
  • Sun/Shade: Half-day of morning sun up to a half-day of afternoon sun (3-4)
  • Recommended Uses: Screen or specimen
  • Recent Synonyms: Fargesia fungosa


  • Ideal growing conditions: Cooler temperatures with half a day of direct sun, humidity, and plentiful water with good drainage.


  • Size Locally in open ground: 14’ tall, 1.0” in diam

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