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more flowering bamboo

Post by bobbyd44 » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:29 pm

bought some bamboo from almulree this january in the sale its been planted a couple of months now.. and allways looked a bit sickly,been on my walk around taday in the garden and noticed its flowering(i will get pics)..will it make it through or isit set to die??
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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by grub » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:31 pm

What Boo is it?
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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:31 pm

No expert but think it will die in the next few years. Depending on size and species it may die this year or survive for several more.


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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by bobbyd44 » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:32 pm

i knew that was coming... gone to get the tag..
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Post by grub » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:33 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:No expert but think it will die in the next few years. Depending on size and species it may die this year or survive for several more.
Not entirely true :wink: , some Boos only partially flower.
http://www.bamboocraft.net/forums/index.php
http://www.bambooweb.info/bb/index.php
Have a look through these Bobby :DD
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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:33 pm

grub wrote:Not entirely true , some Boos only partially flower.
Tell me more?


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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by bobbyd44 » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:35 pm

aureo suculenta spectablis as far as i can make out...only about 6 canes like i said bought in jan.. bit gutted
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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by grub » Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:06 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:
Tell me more?
Off the top of my head Chris I can't name varieties without some research but in some boos Partial flowering, where only one or a few culms bear flowers, seldom causes the plant any lasting harm.
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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by jacko » Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:29 am

hope this isnt a signal that spectabilis species is about to flower all over the world.does any one know when this species last flowered?
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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by MonkeyDavid » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:07 am

Just been reading up on this & it seems it can flower & live, but as long as it's only the odd culm doing it. More worrying is their seems to be more & more reports this year


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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by Mick C » Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:50 pm

MonkeyDavid wrote:Just been reading up on this & it seems it can flower & live, but as long as it's only the odd culm doing it. More worrying is their seems to be more & more reports this year
There's a topic on this on GOTE at the moment, the consensus of opinion seems to be that this particular bamboo can survive flowering.


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Re: more flowering bamboo

Post by jacko » Sun Jun 12, 2011 7:54 am

thats a relief thanks folks. :)
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