Himalayacalamus Falconeri also known as candy cane bamboo is a very beautiful clumping bamboo due to its vivid, random colors: dark green striping on red and yellow canes supporting masses of small, feathery leaves.
Pre-soak bamboo seeds for 24 hours in lukewarm water (about 86 F).
For sowing please use Jiffy 7 Peat Pellets, soak them in water and put in a plastic pot. Sow the seeds on the peat pellets and cover the seeds with a thin layer of peat (about 2 mm).
Then put the plastic pot in a zip-lock bag - with a pot size of 6 cm , a zip-lock bag of size 12 x 17 cm is recommended . Fill in the zip-lock bag as much tap water with a few drops of universal fertilizer, so that after the absorption of the substrate a few mm of water remain on the bottom.
Location: on the windowsill or in a small greenhouse in partial shade, daytime temperatures at about 80–90 F, somewhat lower at night at 77-83 F.
The germination time for bamboo seeds, depending on the species, will be between 10 and 40 days.
price is for 15 seeds
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