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 Post subject: 2017 ABS Plant auction
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:42 am 
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On November 3rd there will be a plant auction for the ABS at Bamboo Sourcery (see the conference schedule)

Some of the plants available are:
5 gallon size:
1 - Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Harbin Inversa’ - PHARI
1 - Bambusa pervariabilis viridistriata ‘Sunburst’- BMPV
1 - Chusquea tomentosa - CHTM
1 - Chusquea mimosa australis - CHMI
1 - Borinda macclureana - BRMC


2 gallon size:
1 - Chusquea cumingii - CHCUM


1 gallon size:
1 - Bambusa pervariabilis viridistriata ‘Sunburst’- BMPV
1 - Himalayacalamus hookerianus falcatus - HCHF


Seedling size:
1 - Himalayacalamus hookerianus - HCH

There is also a 7 gallon pot of Phyllostachys bambusoides Richard Haubrich donated by Paul Lee

I will add more plants here as they come in.


If you cannot make it and you would like me to be a proxy bidder for you please send me your maximum bid and I will bid for you up to your maximum. If you win you will have to pay the actual cost for shipping.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:12 pm 
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Here is the plant list so far:
Plant size Donor
Bambusa multiplex ‘Rosa’ 1g Tropical Bamboo $90-Starting Bid
Bambusa pervariabilis viridistrata ‘Sunburst’ 5g Bamboo Sourcery
Bambusa pervariabilis viridistrata ‘Sunburst’ 1g Bamboo Sourcery
Bambusa textilis 'albostriata' 2g West County Bamboo Oasis
Bambusa tuldoides cv. ‘Swolleninternode’ 1g Tropical Bamboo $90-Starting Bid
Borinda macclureana 5g Bamboo Sourcery
Chusquea circinata 5g West County Bamboo Oasis
Chusquea culeou 5g West County Bamboo Oasis
Chusquea cumingii 2g Bamboo Sourcery
Chusquea mimosa australis 5g Bamboo Sourcery
Chusquea tomentosa 5g Bamboo Sourcery
Dendrocalamus elegans – Elegant Bamboo 1g Tropical Bamboo $90-Starting Bid
Fargesia demissa ‘Gerry’ Bamboo Garden
Fargesia rufa ‘Little red’ Bamboo Garden
Fargesia scabrida ‘Silver Dragon’ Bamboo Garden
Himalayacalamus hookerianus Seedling Bamboo Sourcery
Himalayacalamus hookerianus falcatus 1g Bamboo Sourcery
Phyllostachys aurea "Dwarf" 1g West County Bamboo Oasis
Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Harbin Inversa’ 5g Bamboo Sourcery
Phyllostachys bambusoides ‘Richard Haubrich’ 7g Paul Lee (PNWC)
Phyllostachys nigra 'Henon' "Dwarf" 1g West County Bamboo Oasis
Pleioblastus pygmaeus 'Minimumus' Bamboo Garden
Yushania velutina Bamboo Garden

The onsite Auction is open to the public.
Remember if you cannot be there and want the plant I can bid for you like I have in the past.
Bill Hollenback

Please get me your auction bids by 5 pm Thursday the 2nd.


Last edited by bambooweb on Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:24 am, edited 3 times in total.
edited plants, sizes and min bids


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:24 pm 
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More info on the plants from Tropical Bamboo
Dendrocalamus elegans – Elegant Bamboo
This is Dieter Ohrnberger’s baby. He collected seeds in northern Thailand and was container-growing the seedlings when I visited in 2012. I imported a couple of them and we’ve been test growing since 2014. It’s a feathery, delicate bamboo with silver/gray culms. The overall height shouldn’t exceed 15-18’. Works well in decorative containers or planters. We don’t yet know the cold hardiness.

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Bambusa tuldoides cv. ‘Swolleninternode’ – Cool Buddha Bamboo
We’re excited about this one simply because it solves a problem. B.vulgaris Wamin produces reliably bellies culms but can’t handle temperatures near or below freezing. B.ventricosa is somewhat cold hardy but doesn’t belly reliably. B.tuldoides cv. ‘Swolleninternode’ is as cold hardy as the standard B.tuldoides and bellies as reliably as B.vulgaris Wamin.
We collected it in Hu’an, China and it spent two years in USDA quarantine. We’ve been test growing for three years.
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Bambusa multiplex ‘Rosa’
This bamboo was field-collected in Yunnan, China by Cliff Sussman with Professor Tan. It is a Bambusa multiplex variety that is similar to B.multiplex stripestem fernleaf, except the tiny culms are solid pink rather than striated.
This is a very small bamboo, reaching 4’ tall so far. It is as cold hardy as an in the B.multiplex group (high teens-low 20s F).
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:41 am 
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Photos of the plants from Bamboo Garden


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:21 pm 
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Bill, any photos of the plants from West County?

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:34 am 
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Sorry we did not get any.
Opening it up to online bidders was a last minute thing.

My wife and I have been on the road since last Thursday. Taking a honeymoon trip.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:06 pm 
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Bent - I sent you proxy requests via email & PM for the auction today.

Brad

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:13 pm 
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We had good results with the auctions raising over $3700 for the ABS.
Hopefully that will pay for website improvements.

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Do you have a list of what different plants went for?

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