Bamboo - Knowledgebase Question

La Mesa, Ca
Question by dwharper2
June 3, 2010
Black stalk bamboo has dead ends on leaves. New shoots have no sign of this. Watered every 2 days with drip system. Problem? Solutions?

Answer from NGA
June 3, 2010


I don't think it's a real problem. The tips of the leaves often turn brown from wind damage, but they can also turn brown from fertilizer burn or overwatering. You may need to experiment a little with your watering system to see if that makes a difference. Of course you won't know until the new leaves developing now mature. Hope you figure out the cause!

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