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by fredgpops
Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:48 pm
Forum: Experimenting with Bamboo
Topic: Ugly wall transformed by madake bamboo slats
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: Ugly wall transformed by madake bamboo slats

Going to install some Mexican tile in the bare area within the smallest square. I've never done tile work before. Rgds and thx
by fredgpops
Sat Sep 17, 2022 10:31 pm
Forum: Experimenting with Bamboo
Topic: Ugly wall transformed by madake bamboo slats
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Ugly wall transformed by madake bamboo slats

Used madake culms that had died off.
by fredgpops
Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Bamboo Discussions
Topic: Is everyone’s Phyllostachys Nigra Flowering?
Replies: 15
Views: 4504

Re: Is everyone’s Phyllostachys Nigra Flowering?

My henon flowered and died. No sign of seedlings. Still have a grove of nigra and nigra hale. I sent benon and black seeds to several members but no one reported the bad success. Rgds
by fredgpops
Mon Aug 08, 2022 4:10 pm
Forum: Website Suggestions and Notes
Topic: Re control panel Plant list
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Re control panel Plant list

having problems adding new plants. RGds
by fredgpops
Wed Jun 22, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Bamboo Discussions
Topic: New plants
Replies: 0
Views: 153

New plants

Just purchased Borinda Albocera and Borinda Pelonga from Gib at Tradewinds Bamboo. Gib is going to Retire soon so I wanted to purchase a couple of his semi-rare plants before he leaves. I purchased quite a few plants from him over the years. They have all done well. He has also been good about provi...
by fredgpops
Sat May 14, 2022 9:47 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: C. Gigantea seedlings
Replies: 1
Views: 183

C. Gigantea seedlings

Just noticed seedlings in ground. Took about a year and 1/2 for seeds to germinate. Rgds
by fredgpops
Sat May 14, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: C. Gigantea
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: C. Gigantea

Just noticed gigantea seedlings developing in ground. Estimate it took abt a year and 1/2 for the seeds to germinate. RGds
by fredgpops
Sat May 14, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Drepanostachyum falcatum sengteeanum
Replies: 0
Views: 143

Drepanostachyum falcatum sengteeanum

Just noticed seeds developing.
by fredgpops
Sat Apr 02, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: Bamboo Discussions
Topic: Winter roost, fertilizer boon
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: Winter roost, fertilizer boon

My pyracantha bushes produce berries in late winter. Several bird species devourer them when they ripen. The birds get drunk from the berry juice.
by fredgpops
Sun Jan 23, 2022 12:24 am
Forum: Bamboo Discussions
Topic: Is everyone’s Phyllostachys Nigra Flowering?
Replies: 15
Views: 4504

Re: Is everyone’s Phyllostachys Nigra Flowering?

I had one grove bite the dust a year ago and have another grove well and alive. Seeds were not viable. Rgds
by fredgpops
Tue Dec 07, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: C. Gigantea
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: C. Gigantea

How are you holding up in the storm?
by fredgpops
Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: C. Gigantea
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: C. Gigantea

I sent a lot of seeds out to members and it appears none produced seedlings. I have seen seedlings for sale at a couple of bamboo nurseries whose plants had flowered.
by fredgpops
Mon Dec 06, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: C. Gigantea
Replies: 6
Views: 630

C. Gigantea

I had two groves of Gigantea flower a couple of years ago, then flower again after another year. My experience is that the culms die off after the second flowering. I cut abt 60% of the culms down. This year the remaining culms shot out new leaves , and I just noticed several new (medium large) shoo...
by fredgpops
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Website Suggestions and Notes
Topic: New website changes
Replies: 11
Views: 2631

Re: New website changes

Looks like the photo entry is working. Thx Bill
by fredgpops
Tue Nov 30, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Late shoots
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: Late shoots

Temps are in the high 70's, much higher than normal and predictions temps will remain above average. New shoots may be triggered by the temps. That would mean I missed a shooting season. What would cause this? Lack of rain?