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Offline Sagman

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Bamboo
« on: March 09, 2011, 09:49:48 AM »
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  • Does anyone have any experience with growing bamboo? I know you must be careful as it will grow crazy and take over.
    Will it even grow in our climate?

    Offline onefinookas

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    Re: Bamboo
    « Reply #1 on: March 09, 2011, 09:51:11 AM »
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  • very invasive, very easy to grow in this area
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    Re: Bamboo
    « Reply #2 on: March 09, 2011, 12:29:44 PM »
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  • Put it in a box lined with titanium 3 inch walls...

    No seriously it has to be in a box that has a lot of plastic liners even big paint bucket or those big blue containers or all 3, if it hits ground level your neighbors better have a the same love of bamboo you have..

    Ours busted through 3 sheets of 1.5 mil plastic and still got under the back fence...

    I occasionally have to go into my neighbors yard and yank it out..
    ..Whore it to death then sell the corpse on Craigslist... (used to be Ebay but eff Ebay and Paypal)

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    Bamboo
    « Reply #3 on: March 09, 2011, 02:28:31 PM »
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  • I occasionally have to go into my neighbors yard and yank it out..

    Giggity!
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    Re: Bamboo
    « Reply #4 on: March 10, 2011, 01:53:24 AM »
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  • I occasionally have to go into my neighbors yard and yank it out..

    Giggity!


    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.... 
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    Re: Bamboo
    « Reply #5 on: March 10, 2011, 07:49:37 AM »
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  • very invasive, very easy to grow in this area

    That could go down as the understatement of the century to date.  DO NOT plant it in your yard.  Your neighbors will not necessarily  like it when it starts growing in their yard.  Seriously.  Remember bamboo is a grass and it will grow out of control if not in a container.

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    Re: Bamboo
    « Reply #6 on: March 10, 2011, 09:18:26 AM »
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  • Definitely put in a box, above ground is best. Clumping bamboos are better than runners but I have had nurseries sell me an alleged clumper that turned out to be a runner. Don't trust'em!


    The only native bamboo is arundinaria gigantea which is commonly known as rivercane http://www.lewisbamboo.com/gigantea.html

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