Thinning out Bamboo

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Brian
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Thinning out Bamboo

Post by Brian » Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:31 am

I have 2 clumps of bamboo that i want to cut all the thin canes out and take all the bottom bushy growth out when would be the best time to do this :?:


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Re: Thinning out Bamboo

Post by jacko » Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:44 am

now is a good time,while they are dormant getting ready for the spring .it will allow more space for the new culms and let more light and air into the centre and promote growth.dont take more than a third of the size of the plant away.just dead culms and weak canes.
bamboos,ferns,palms,yuccas,grasses,bananas,acers and fruit trees.living with zonal denial.zone 8 apparently.


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Re: Thinning out Bamboo

Post by Brian » Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:49 am

Thanks Jacko, I will get on with that today then. icon_cheers


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