Category: clumping bamboo

Borinda fungosa update 2016

This growing season, Borinda fungosa seedling was 5 years old. Like during it’s previous seasons, it started shooting late in the spring and managed only to push out a couple of shoots that were about the size of last year’s growth. We’ve had relatively mild winter last year. Since there was not enough snow, to […]

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Bamboo shoots

Each spring or early summer, bamboos start shooting. It’s favourite time of the year for most of Bamboo growers, that anticipate the new season with curiosity. Many bamboo varieties  look similar if not almost identical when they are mature, but most of them, if not all, have unique shoots. To successfully identify a bamboo, we […]

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Bambusa ventricosa

Not so cold hardy addition – Buddha’s Belly Basic information: Height: up to 15 m Culm diameter: 5 cm Hardiness: -6 °C Characteristics: cold sensitive, vigorous, clumping bamboo, forms swollen internodes when kept in containers or in dry conditions Bambusa ventricosa is one of the bamboos that can easily be grown inside. It can handle […]

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Spring 2014

With warm weather, dormancy ended and new growth cycle started. I stored weak Arundo donax Variegata divisions from last year in heated place without enough light. They survived, but not without casualties. Plants ended up even weaker and hopefully they will recover when I finally plant them outside. I learned my lesson to never store […]

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