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Medium_capture_05262019_003409 The tips of leaves of my potted chinese bamboo are dying and there is less and less green parts on it.

I've had them for about 2 years and they used to be green all over.
But now the plant seems to be gradually dying off, I have several of them in large tubs on my balcony and they have grown quite well.
I have tried putting aquasol on them, not much difference.
Am I watering it too often, too little? I'm confused.
I don't know what to do I don't want to lose them please advise.

Submitted: 12:45AM, 26 May 2019
Answer: Hi Tim,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

Bamboo is an evergreen perennial, however, it will shed some leaves during the cooler months if growing outdoor with frosty winter. Nothing to panic about, add some slow release fertiliser to help new growth in spring. We recommend applying ‘Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver and Plant Fertiliser’ as a complete, soil-conditioning fertiliser. It’s certified for use in organic gardens and will help create a nutrient rich soil for better root growth, stronger plants and more flowers and fruit! It can be used on gardens all year round, including native plants.

Click here for more info on this product:
https://www.yates.com.au/products/fertilising/organic-based/yates-dynamic-lifter-organic-plant-food/

Best Regards,
Louise
Yates Horticulturist

Answered: 09:47AM, 27 May 2019

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