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Pruning/new growth questin

Posted by sambo725 9 (My Page) on
Fri, May 3, 13 at 20:37

My 4year old....old hami is doing great it is about 25ft tall 2.5 dia. My question is the shots from last year are starting to branch out, i like the bottom 6ft of the bamboo plant to be branch free is it bad to break off the new branch growth from the shot?? I do it as soon as i see it starting to grow, so it is still very tender and comes right off with a pinch leaving a clean 6ft bottom to the bamboo..Basically it shows off the size of the bamboo and it still has branches on the top 20ft of the plant


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RE: Pruning/new growth questin

Mine never has limbs on it's lower culms, at least about 4 feet or so from the ground.

It will not harm it any to remove them. I would do the same.

Kt


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