Textilis Gracilis

bri_fl(9 FL Lakeland)August 21, 2008

I purchased a couple 3 gallons of these to use as a privacy fence in our back yard. Although both have shown new shoots the growth is not as rapid as I would like. Does anyone fertilize bamboo and if so with what NPK combo?

Epson salt? Superthrive? Usually do plumies and brugs so I'm clueless.

Thanks guys

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popper1(10a)

How long has the bamboo been in the ground? I have found that they are often slow the 1st year in the ground but take off after that.

Manure is a great fertilizer for bambooo. Just sprinkle on the surface and water into the ground.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2008 at 7:48AM
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