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I have always wanted to grow bamboo but it somehow did not work out. Last year I got some low growing bamboosa from Marcia and braved to plant my yellow grove outside too. I was really not sure would could come out of this experiment. But they are all back! It's too early to tell what happens to the yellow grove eventually, so I am keeping my fingers crossed and wishing for them to spread.
You don't really see much of the yellow grove, it died to the ground. The little spikes up (I counded 3) are the new growth.
I'd like my shorter bamboo to spread and form a clump, but am not sure if I picked the right spot for it.
Mine is growing in deep shade too. I planted it there to shield it from winter winds. It went through winter without loosing leaves. Does yours do the same?
It seems to me that your and my variegated bamboos are very similar except mine has white variegation and yours has yellow. Is that right?
Through DG I've seen so many area gardens. Great ideas and other people who get passionate about mulch, seeds, and little buds. I know there is going to be a gathering on June 13 at Olbrich. Well, because I'm a local. Olbrich is sort of a been there done that sort of thing. I'd really rather see your garden. Is there any plan to visit your or jassmer's beautiful gardens?
I'm worried about complaining or suggesting ideas because I'm not sure if I can even make it. It is the summer of high school graduations for us. But I'd love to see the bamboo.
I am going to try to get mine cleaned up a bit..I don't mean tidy..I mean get the pots and hose off the lawn. ..so maybe a visit place to cruise through on way to wadesinwater.
I had the name of the bamboo somewhere. I gathered most up and planted it in litter pan, so that it would be easy to move (still house hunting), did bring a bit indoors--that was a wonderful thing as the bamboo outdoors didn't like the gathering up and I have yet one more holding pot to dump. Guessing at name--Pleisoblastus variegatus. If you look up dwarf bamboo-can find it--mine varies in color intensity.