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Identification of bamboo

Posted by patsy1000 none (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 7, 13 at 16:11

Hi all, I would be extremely grateful for the identification of the 2 types of bamboo shown in this photo. Both have yellow canes but different size leaves. Thanks in advance Patsy

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RE: Identification of bamboo

Can you post a close-up of some of the culms or leaves or new shoots?


RE: Identification of bamboo

Thanks for getting back to me. Attached is a photo of the two types, is this of help?

Thanks Patsy

RE: Identification of bamboo

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Sun, Jun 9, 13 at 23:02

One of the variegated Phyllostachys ('Castillon', 'Koi', 'Spectabilis' etc.) and what is likely to be Pseudosasa japonica.

This post was edited by bboy on Sun, Jun 9, 13 at 23:04

RE: Identification of bamboo

Thank you so much, great help. I know exactly what I want to plant now. Best regards Patsy

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