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by tatter
Sun May 26, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Castallonis bamboo flowering
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Castallonis bamboo flowering

My Castallonis bamboo is flowering and i know of two others flowering now also .Are there any more.Is it strange to have three all flowering at the same time
by chainsaw kid
Tue May 21, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Blue bamboo flowered.
Replies: 0
Views: 243

Blue bamboo flowered.

I have noticed for some time my blue bamboo hasn't looked very happy this year but it was at the back of the border so I did'ent take any notice. However I now realise it has flowered and is dying! :roll: Any one else got this problem as it ...
by Jonty2
Fri May 10, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Bamboo Screen / Hedge
Replies: 6
Views: 337

Bamboo Screen / Hedge

I would like to use bamboo along my fence as there is a strip of soil between it and the patio (7m long, 0.5m deep, 2m high) I have read that bamboo can spread easily and can be a problem. Are there any recommendations to use that would ...
by hampshire bamboo
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Flowering bamboo
Replies: 0
Views: 248

Flowering bamboo

Yorkshire Kris, I saw your youTube on Phyllostachys bambusoides castillonis flowering. Also David Attenboough on Fri eve. My castillonis flowered in 2017, took pics in August. Then cut it down, as per RHS instructions..In 2018 I had two weak shoots, which have both flowered, so I think tht's the end...
by samtobuk
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: How much room do new bamboo culms need?
Replies: 2
Views: 487

How much room do new bamboo culms need?

Another bamboo question I'm afraid! :lol: I have just had a real hack at another Fargesia clump that I bought. It is several years old and had clearly never been thinned at all. As a result, it was jam-packed with short or loads ...
by Andy
Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Which Bamboo is best as a hedge?
Replies: 10
Views: 981

Which Bamboo is best as a hedge?

... a pic below for context (the Ceonothus is in the background behind the Trachycarpus). So, I was thinking about filling the gap with a nice looking bamboo. I don't mind it spreading a bit (though I will use a barrier), but don't want it to be ridiculously high - 2 - 3m would be ideal... Any suggestions? ...
by Yorkshire Kris
Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: NEW AT B&Q Exclusive bamboo!
Replies: 1
Views: 553

NEW AT B&Q Exclusive bamboo!

It grows upside down!


:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Yorkshire Kris
Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: How quickly a bamboo can spread and how to remove
Replies: 32
Views: 1636

How quickly a bamboo can spread and how to remove

Hmmm I'm planting about 20 of these this year. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

by Losbeat
Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Bamboo to sell!
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Bamboo to sell!

... of regulars on here (including Simba) came to my tropical jungle, bought and removed some plants. I am now looking to sell a large amount of bamboo over the next two or three weeks / weekends and thought I would post here first. Please take a look at the previous thread for pictures of the ...
by piechnik99
Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Growing a Fargesia rufa Bamboo Hedge
Replies: 17
Views: 1539

Growing a Fargesia rufa Bamboo Hedge

Hello All, I am looking at growing this type of bamboo as a hedge to block out the neighbours 6ft ish lleylandi at the back of our garden. I bought 12 pots of Fargesia Bamboo from B&Q in the recent sales (£1 per pot) and although small, have been ...
by derrick
Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Scent Sational Plants Bamboo Garden& Nursery
Replies: 3
Views: 590

Scent Sational Plants Bamboo Garden& Nursery

As any one been to this place Its in Fordingbridge Hampshire .Not been to it . Its close to my work place ?
by el paso
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: wilting bamboo
Replies: 7
Views: 914

wilting bamboo

My bamboo appears to be wilting the ground is moist.I have 3 clumps they all look like this to varying degrees. Does anyone know what is wrong, could it be wind damage?
by samtobuk
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: When to transplant potted bamboo to ground
Replies: 5
Views: 510

When to transplant potted bamboo to ground

I have a number of potted bamboos that will be going into the garden this year to hopefully get things moving in terms of new clum generation. When would you guys recommend transferring them? Would like to get them in as soon as it is sensible as some are fresh from the nursery and a little cramped ...
by Kristen
Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Which variety for Bamboo entrance "thicket"?
Replies: 6
Views: 842

Which variety for Bamboo entrance "thicket"?

I want to disguise the entrance to my Jungle garden, and I thought I would make a windy-path through bamboo so that there wasn't a clear line-of-sight into the Jungle, and thus it would be a surprise when came-upon. Doesn't have to be Bamboo, so open to other suggestions. ...
by adam f
Wed Jan 08, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Best bamboo for a rented house (pot)
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Best bamboo for a rented house (pot)

So what's everyone's best/fav bamboo for a pot I know they won't do as well but I really want one
I like Chusquea but read not ideal for pots anyone tryed ? I don't like sasa and other bamboos that look like
Like that I like to be able to see the culms