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 Post subject: melting pot
PostPosted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:06 pm 
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of color as summer draws to a close; Jiu 1
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2 years ago was still in a 10” pot
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now, a 2’ diameter of shoots
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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
PostPosted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:39 pm 
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Remind me which bamboo this is?

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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
PostPosted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:11 pm 
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How does this species look from a distance? The photos I've seen the foliage seems quite sparse with lots of exposed culm?

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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
PostPosted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:50 pm 
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needmore wrote:
How does this species look from a distance? The photos I've seen the foliage seems quite sparse with lots of exposed culm?

Don't have an ideal background for distance shots.
This years shoots barely visible, extend to top of picture.
Same shot cropped to show leaf density, still young…


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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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Really nice, much better looking plant than in other photos I've seen.

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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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I thought I was done with bamboo envy but this one has rekindled it. Weren't you supposed to put a warning in this post for me not to look? ;)

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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 6:15 pm 
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After the rains began a dozen new shoots in the first week of fall, some of the very bright green visible below.

Yesterday brought ~4.5” of rain and wild winds and tomorrow promises even stronger winds and more rain as the remnants of Super-typhoon Songda approach.


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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 6:25 pm 
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I don't know if it is as attractive but Bamboo Garden has Fargesia jiuzhaigou II 40% off, same on Robusta Wolong, a couple of others too.

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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:24 pm 
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mid winter tones

cool dry pastels 32˚
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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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Late Spring's fresh coat of leaves
expose last years shoots…


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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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I was drawn to this form on the Kimmei site, and that image didn't show the range of colours. Crazy beautiful.

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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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Wow, the foliage is far better than I imagined. Had an idea - from mine - the foliage is small, no doubt from being in a pot too long.

This J#1 surely is the best of the Juizhaigous.

john - +14c today and a chilly ocean breeze.

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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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late afternoon mid-summer
a few wisps of the new punctuate the status quo
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though full morning summer sun tends to diminish the differences


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 Post subject: Re: melting pot
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before winter arrives…

first flushes of color appear on shoots from previous post though a fall shoot stepped in front …
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highlights of the difference between
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and sunlight in fall :happy3:
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