So are we still calling the moso seedlings moso?

wildbillgt(Z8 WA ST)March 15, 2007

Just wondering, the ones I got from Kudzu still have humongus leaves, and are looking more like a sasa than a moso, anyone experiencing this?

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kudzu9(Zone 8a - PNW)

wildbillgt-
I almost gave up on you...glad to see you come up for air!

It's been my experience that juvenile moso do have those mega leaves for several years. The seedlings I have that are from the same batch as yours are getting 3-4 feet high and the leaves are still pretty big. I continue to think they are moso, though. I'll email you a picture in a few days.

So how are your seedlings doing? And how is the yard?

    Bookmark   March 15, 2007 at 11:29PM
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ocimum_nate

Here are some pictures of one my moso seedlings.


Big leaves as well and now about 3 feet tall.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2007 at 5:24AM
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kentuck_8b(__)

WB, where the heck have you been?? I thought maybe you done retired and moved to South America.

My Moso also had large leaves when I first received it. It was a young plant, but soon grew smaller leaves once I put it in the ground. Culms are still small even after about eight years in the ground.

Good to see you're still around.

Ktuck

    Bookmark   March 16, 2007 at 9:04PM
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wildbillgt(Z8 WA ST)

Still around, havent had time for gardening, the new house we bought has already been landscaped exstensively, and I am having troubles getting into it, that and I have a ton of ivy to deal with, the house is awesome though, I have been busy remodeling kitchens, bathrooms, made myself a doghouse downstairs, the garage is 800sf with alot of wasted space, so I put another room down there, I keep a couch, tv, beer fridge, my guitars, neon beer signs, etc. A true mans nirvana. No women allowed except for congical visits...j/k...or am I?
So yea this property is cool, alot of shade so it kinda limits what I can do, need to get more fargesias and hostas, the only one I had decided to go to flower (nitida)
Good to be back Tuck.
Wheres Cady hiding at?

    Bookmark   March 18, 2007 at 11:15PM
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