Return to the Bamboo Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Fargesia dracocephala grown indoors?

Posted by hieu2ueih (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 11, 06 at 15:45

Hi,
Im a college student living in Virginia and wanted to start growing a bamboo plant. I picked out fargesia dracocephala and I have read several sites with very different answers. I just want to know if I can grow it indoors and survive. I was hoping I could talk to people with some experience with this plant instead of reading misleading sellers trying to get rid of their plants. Thanks.

Hieu


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Fargesia dracocephala grown indoors?

  • Posted by kudzu9 Zone 8b, WA (My Page) on
    Mon, Jun 12, 06 at 23:08

I would reconsider the species you are choosing. There are many that will do pretty well indoors, but I haven't heard of F. dracocephala being one of those. In addition, although it's a beautiful bamboo, it has a weeping habit that may not lend itself to a small room. This is not to say it won't work, but there are others that come sooner to mind. Here is a link to an article about growing bamboo indoors from a reliable nursery; there is another link at the bottom of that article that lists good indoor candidates

Here is a link that might be useful: BambooSourcery


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Bamboo Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here