BAMBOOWEB.INFO
It is currently Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:10 pm

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Thin, Top or
PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:23 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jun 07, 2014 5:03 am
Posts: 137
Location: OR Coast 9a
Have a deteriorated #7 pulp pot that I thought I could still pick up but found out otherwise as lip broke off and pot collapsed after a few inch drop. Used velcro tape to reattach lip but have about 4 big slits around pot so need to move forward. Was planning on dividing soon but we have freezing lows forecast for the next few days so will probably wait till after. Actually was planning on dividing last Oct. but about 100 new shoots came up in Sept. to throttle my plans. Want to divide into 2 large and 2 small divisions.

Question is about thinning or topping or just letting nature decide. Was dense growth last year and with all the new shoots would like to proceed before new growth begins mid March if similar to past.

Attachment:
02.18.18 04.50 PM.jpg
02.18.18 04.50 PM.jpg [ 1.11 MiB | Viewed 470 times ]

_________________
"memory is the future of the past"


Last edited by wind-borne on Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:15 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Thin, Top or
PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:17 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:28 am
Posts: 1177
Location: Island off Cape Cod Massacusetts
I'd just divide it, some of the culms on the divided edges of divisions will die back after you make the cuts anyway, remove them after you see what has died back. You can always thin more later if it looks water stressed. Usually not a problem with little clumpers.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Thin, Top or
PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 03, 2009 4:13 pm
Posts: 2819
Location: St. Louis area Location Details
I second dependable's advice.

_________________
Alan.
My blog: It's not work, it's gardening!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Thin, Top or
PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:34 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jun 07, 2014 5:03 am
Posts: 137
Location: OR Coast 9a
Thanks for advice, will let them settle naturally.

update 3.5
finally a high in the 50's so divided


Attachments:
DSCN4787.jpg
DSCN4787.jpg [ 1.33 MiB | Viewed 324 times ]

_________________
"memory is the future of the past"
Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group