Bamboo belongs to Graminaceae family. Bamboo seeds will easily germinate and grows early. Any how seeds need pretreatment for quick and good results
Seeds Pre treatment
All Bamboo seeds need pre treatment i.e., keep seeds in cold water up to 12 hours and than sow seeds to the seed bed or directly to the poly bag
There are two types of sowing methods ie.,
Sowing into the seed bed
Direct sowing to the poly bag
Sowing Into the Seed bed
Prepare 4 x 3 feet seed beds keep bed should be clean and well drainage. Sow seeds in thinner manner and cover soil with sand mix.
Sowing into the polybag
Which is easy for maintaining and to avoid the time and money. But here seeds should be have good germination. Sow 4-5 seeds to each poly bag.
Here substrate is following proportion i.e., 60:20:20. 60% Soil , 20 % sand and 20 % compost. This substrate is good for better results.
Watering is depends According to climate, moisture and humidity.
After seeds sowing we want to keep away from rats and other insects. So apply continuously Phorate, Which will avoids the rats and insects
After germination also we want to avoid from the squirrels and rabbits. After formation of rhizomes problems will almost nil