Genus Fargesia: Clumping bamboo for cold climates

Genus Fargesia: Clumping bamboo for cold climates

When people talk about bamboo, they are likely to mention things like Japanese gardens, privacy hedges and giant grasses. But the term Fargesia doesn’t ordinarily come up right away in conversation. It’s the botanical name for a particular genus of bamboo,...
Tropical vs Subtropical Bamboo

Tropical vs Subtropical Bamboo

Bamboo is a tenacious, woody grass that flourishes on six continents and is native to five of them. Comprised of some 1,400 distinct species, the bamboo subfamily of grasses is well-represented around the world. But some varieties are more suitable for certain regions...