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By Squeeks

Warwickshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have bought in the last 2 weeks phyllostachys nigra, i've repotted it and all was well until this deluge of August rain.The leaves at the top( stands around 6ft) are turning brown, first time grower is this something to be concerned about and can i do something about!



What exactly did you repot it into (planting medium that is)? Rain wouldn't harm whatsoever.

Also, are their drainage holes in the pot?

30 Aug, 2010


thanks for your reply, i potted it into a large plastic container from a small black pot the center had it in as the roots were coming through it. Yes the pot has holes in the bottom and i put water retaining compost in. Since initially writing the leaves are still brown at the top, some going yellow but have found 3 new shoots growing quite rapidly which wasn't what i expected this time of year having become quite cool.

28 Sep, 2010

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