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Textilis Gracilis

Posted by bri_fl 9 FL Lakeland (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 21, 08 at 18:22

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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RE: Textilis Gracilis

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.


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