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by fredgpops
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

History - Chusquea lliama flowered for the 2nd time in July timeframe. Tried to germinate seeds thru September and gave up and dumped all seeds in an area around dying clump. Watered area once a week, no other attempt to produce germination. Found 3 seedlings today. RGds
by fredgpops
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

My glauca partially flowers every year. One or two culms flower, the rest are normal. It has never produced seeds.
by fredgpops
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

Congtats on the new seedling. What temp and sun/shade are you exposing the seeds? Also what depth are you planting the seeds? Rgds
by fredgpops
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

Tarzanus pls explain how you test for grain in the seed pod. I found this info you provided to me very valuable. Rgds Fred
by fredgpops
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

Tarzanus - Pls share your info re inspecting for seed grain. Great info. Rgds Fred
by fredgpops
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

The lightening storms that caused the fires in California came in to my area last Saturday. Although I was able to ship the seeds on Monday, it was clear some local shipping might be impacted. I have not had any mail for a couple of days as part of the city that I live has been evacuated. Most of yo...
by fredgpops
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

Jon - I have not seen them. Pls resend. thx
by fredgpops
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

This Friday is last call for seeds. Rgds Fred
by fredgpops
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Re: Seeds available

Good response. Don't be shy, this is A good chance to experiment. Rgds Fred
by fredgpops
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Seeds available
Replies: 52
Views: 5524

Seeds available

Have Phy. nigra Black, Chusquea Gigantea, and Phy. Nigra Henon seeds. Free but you pay shipment cost. Send private email if interested. Seeds are recently harvested. Too new to have germination info. Rgds Fred
by fredgpops
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Where did I mess up?
Replies: 7
Views: 1208

Re: Where did I mess up?

Bamboo Garden Nursey in Oregon indicates robusta needs protection from hot after noon sun. Based upon my experience this is true for most mountain bamboo. Rgds
by fredgpops
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Flowering update
Replies: 9
Views: 1984

Re: Flowering update

8 days and C. gigantea seeds are starting to germinate. Using a technique found on YouTube - seeds on a towel and spay with water/peroxide solution. Fold and insert in a Lock Tight bag and seal. Placing on a heat pad at 80F. Rgds
by fredgpops
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Is my Mexican Weeping seeding??
Replies: 4
Views: 1010

Re: Is my Mexican Weeping seeding??

Just checked with Gib at Tradewinds and it appears so. Ouch, another pretty grove of mine bites the dust. Rgds
by fredgpops
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Bugs, beasts and diseases
Topic: Bamboo mites
Replies: 9
Views: 3752

Re: Bamboo mites

Talstar saved my tush re major infestation. Got to have the right gear to protect yourself. I would only use this for major infestation. Follow instructions carefully and use protective gear. Neem did not work for me for large volume situations but may be ok for smaller infestations. rgds
by fredgpops
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Growing Bamboo
Topic: Flowering update
Replies: 9
Views: 1984

Re: Flowering update

Seeds starting to drop re my giganteas today. Abt 15 seeds. Trying a new way to germanite based on utube procedure.- seeds on wet towel (water/peroxide) folded then inserted in Ziplock bag. Tradewinds Bamboo has been successful re their technique of gigantea propagation. Not sure what their techniqu...