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pheitmeyer
Mesa, AZ
(Zone 9b)

March 26, 2007
8:08 PM

Post #3323339

Last fall I bought 2 Phyllostachys dulcis (
http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/126765/) mail order and planted them in containers on my west wall. Needed something to soften up that 2 story flat space. They didn't grow much last year although they weathered the extreme cold snap here this winter fine. A few weeks ago I heavily fertilized them and I looked a few days ago and they are popping up nice thick culms!

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pheitmeyer
Mesa, AZ
(Zone 9b)

April 5, 2007
12:09 PM

Post #3358280

That first pic was taken on 3.23.2007. This pic was taken this morning. That's fast! I love bamboo!

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