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Dragon Head Bamboo Fargesia rufa

Bamboo - Dragon Head
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Dragon Head Bamboo Fargesia rufa

From: 49.99
Unlike many other varieties, this Bamboo species has an elegant, weeping habit ideal for a more exotic hedging aestheticClick here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • Fast Growth Rate
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 5m

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Step 2 - Select Size & Quantity:

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Height
cm
Price
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Planting Density
Quantity
Dragon Head Bamboo 50/70cm 5L pot
49.99
3 to 4per metre
Dragon Head Bamboo 50/70cm 5L pot x 10
449.90426.99
Pallet delivery - min. order 350 for free delivery
3 to 4per metre
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Product Details
Product Details

Dragon Head Bamboo Hedge Plant Description

Unlike other bamboo species, Dragon Head Bamboo is bushy from top to bottom with a weeping habit, which makes it ideal for an evergreen screen with an exotic look. Its stems are green and thin, with a rusty red casing.It is similar to 'Green Bamboo hedging', but Fargesia rufa.is a far less aggressive species compared to most bamboos, with a denser foliage, making it very desirable in many gardens.

For alternatives to Dragon Head Bamboo, see the 'also recommended' list below. However, if you still need help to decide which hedge is the right one for you, we'd recommend that you visit our Choosing the Right Species page which has suggestions and alternatives for every situation.

Further Information
Further Information

Like all bamboo plants it is very fast growing, achieving at least 60cm a year. Fargesia rufa prefers a moist, normal soil and a sunny or slightly shaded site.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Fargesia Bamboo is clump forming and should be pruned regularly to prevent it from spreading further than desired. Any spindly or unwanted canes can be cut back to ground level in spring and new shoots should be pruned once they are taller than the rest of the hedge. 

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on most orders (except Premium Products) providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Standard Boxes (Bare roots up to 1.2m tall and pots up to and incl. 7.5L)7.99 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Tall Boxes (Bare roots 1.2m and over)14.99 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Pallets (Root balls, large pots (10L+), trees etc)60.00 delivery charge (orders up to 350 incl VAT)Orders of 350 and over - FREE
Pleached Trees (Specialist Delivery)450.00 delivery charge (orders up to 1500 incl VAT)Orders of 1500 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall or large plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.).

Delivery Time - Please note that delivery times are currently 3-7 days excluding bank holidays. *Some troughs and trees may take up to 14 days delivery. We are working through existing orders as quickly as possible to deliver new orders within this timescale.

It's Convenient - no need to wait in all day to sign, we don't need a signature (the odd, larger order may require a signature but will be delivered at a mutually agreeable time).

It's Tried & Tested - we use only couriers who have shown consistency in their efficiency & care.

* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.

Nominated Day Delivery

Choose a delivery day that suits you with our new Nominated Day Delivery option at checkout. Whilst our standard no signature delivery means you don't need to take time away from other committments to receive your order, we understand that there are times our customers want to make sure they are present to accept delivery, either to plant straight away or to store somewhere safe and out of the way until you're ready to plant.

For an additional fee, you can make sure that your order arrives on the exact day you want it. Please note that this is additional charge to all qualifying orders, including those above the free delivery threshold for Standard Delivery.

Our Nominated Day Delivery is available year-round on the weekdays Tuesdays to Fridays, excluding the day after any bank holiday.

Some products are sent direct from our suppliers and as such are not available for Nominated Day Delivery. These include:

- Cell Grown Hedging Plants
- Instant Trough Grown Hedging Plants
- Instant Hedging Screens
- Premium Root Balls (250cm and above in height)
- Turf

To book your Nominated Day Delivery for farther ahead than the 3 week window available online, please contact our Sales & Advice team to discuss your options.

Don't forget we have a 12 month plant guarantee on all of our plants. Find out more on our Plant Guarantee Page.

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