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#1 Walter John

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 03:48 AM

Bambusa chungii is leading the way...

Same plant, two angles...

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#2 krishnaraoji88

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 04:31 AM

I just bought a small one of these, they sure are beautiful!

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#3 MattyB

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 08:35 AM

Yeah baby!!!!!! :drool: I just love how the bamboo has transformed my gully in three short years. They are so crazy fast growing and tall!!!!!!
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#4 Walter John

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Posted 02 January 2012 - 01:04 AM

And now, just over a week later, one of the emerging culms is skyrocketing. (That's me in the wig)

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#5 rozpalm

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Posted 02 January 2012 - 10:53 AM

These turn into big clumps very quickly. Its one of my favorites.
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#6 Walter John

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 08:33 PM

a couple of weeks later...Chungii is going off, weather has been ideal for bamboo of late...love the powdery blue

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#7 Walter John

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 06:49 AM

and Bambusa chungii nearly 2 months on:

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and the Ghost bamboo (Dendrocalumus Minor 'Amoenus') has now taken off:

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as has Timor Black (Bambusa lako)

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Wal
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#8 Walter John

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 02:12 PM

More from the blue boo of boom ? Gives you an idea of height of the chunky chungii..

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#9 Walter John

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 02:14 PM

Buddah's Belly.

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#10 Tropicgardener

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 06:22 PM

The Ghost Bamboo (Dendrocalamus amoenus) is incredibly fast growing.......I had it in my last garden and it took over a huge area very quickly.....Once the Buddha Belly gets it's mojo on it is quick too!!!
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#11 Bill Austin

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 06:33 PM

Wal your bamboo is looking great.
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