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Grass and Bamboo: Do any Bamboo flower early?

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keithp2012
West Babylon, NY
(Zone 7a)

June 13, 2013
12:08 PM

Post #9557773

I read some bamboo only flower after 50 to 100 years, are there any that flower early, lets say after 2 or 3 years?

RickCorey_WA

RickCorey_WA
Everett, WA
(Zone 8a)

June 13, 2013
4:28 PM

Post #9558076

The usual pattern is flower, drop seeds, and then die.

That might not be what you want.

Bamboo is really, really a "foliage plant".


meadowyck

meadowyck
Brooksville, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 22, 2013
5:12 AM

Post #9691837

second what RickCorey_WA said

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