Most types of bamboo flower once every 60 to 130 years. Not all bamboo plants have the same flowering patterns or characteristics. Botanists have no explanation for why the flowering intervals are so long.Know More
Bamboo can display either gregarious flowering, sporadic flowering or annual flowering. Gregarious flowering occurs when all populations of a species of bamboo flowers together. Large amounts of energy are required to produce flowers and seeds, and the bamboo often dies.
Sporadic flowering is brought on by environmental factors and occurs when the bamboo flowers occasionally. The bamboo rarely dies after this type of flowering, which usually occurs individually or in groups.
Annual flowering is when bamboo flowers every year with no effect on the bamboo. It is unusual for annual flowering to occur, but there are a few species of bamboo that flower annually.Learn more about Trees & Bushes
Fruit trees often do not need much fertilizer. Many mature trees can get what they need from a well-fertilized lawn. Younger trees, or those not producing fruits can benefit from a boost of fertilizer. Citrus trees require different applications.Full Answer >
Seeds, a warm climate or sunny location indoors, water and soil are needed to grow nutmeg trees. The tree requires rich, well drained soil and full sun to partial shade. The nutmeg tree begins producing seed pods at 6 to 8 years and becomes fully mature in 20 years.Full Answer >
Selecting a good location with full sun and good soil drainage are two of the most important aspects of planting a pecan tree. Before deciding on a spot for the tree, dig a hole 32 inches deep and 8 inches wide, and fill it with water. If it drains within eight to 24 hours, the location has good enough drainage for planting and if it doesn't drain, select another location.Full Answer >
A list of trees in alphabetical order includes aspen, birch, chestnut, deodar and elm trees. Aspens are deciduous trees whose trunks are encased in a smooth, white bark. They are found in the northern areas of North America.Full Answer >