Category Archives: Bambusoides

Phyllostachys bambusoides, Japanese Timber Bamboo

Josh is a Panda

Not a sunny day, but nice, mild and dry. Got to fixing the bamboo fence that surrounds the bambusoides bed. It was bowing out at the top and then collecting leaves. Anchored it around the top to the inside of…
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Bamboo Activity for May 23, 2013

Every day I go out to the centerpiece bed in the middle of the backyard and look for new activity. This bamboo species is the latest of our kinds to shoot in the spring. Today I found our first new shoot. I am hoping that this year as it is more established, brings many new shoots as it is pretty bare at the moment. A friend recently asked me if that was a mulch bed rather than a bamboo bed as it is mostly empty.
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How about here? My initial email to Jimmy.

In a search through email archives for what lead me to believe that the Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Spectabilis’ we have growing in containers at our front door was Phyllostachys vivax ‘Aureocaulis’ – “Gold Vivax”, I found this picture below from July…
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