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    Bamboo

    I think I want to start growing bamboo, I would like to find a clumping species and the taller the better. It needs to be able to survive zone 8 conditions.

    Before I look anywhere else I thought I'd give a try here first. PM me and we can make a deal.

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    I can get you bamboo here, but I warn you keep it away from septic tanks and it is very invasive! It is illegal to grow in Fla because it is so invasive. Once you put it down you will never get rid of it. Be careful you may not like it.
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    bamboo grows nea a foot per DAY so yeah...the orientals used it to train aand punish so its hardy...
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    Quote Originally Posted by JB_OrchidGuy View Post
    I can get you bamboo here, but I warn you keep it away from septic tanks and it is very invasive! It is illegal to grow in Fla because it is so invasive. Once you put it down you will never get rid of it. Be careful you may not like it.
    If it's invasive, then I think it's not clump-forming?
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    There are many different types of bamboo. Two categories are clumping and running. The clumping grows closer together and does not spread like the running type. That's why I want the clumping, so I don't have those problems. This is the type of bamboo I would love to have.



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    I have a bamboo collection - if you want to grow running types then you can install a rhizome barrier (lots of work!)

    ALL sorts of shapes and sizes of bamboo, from the small ones that are about a foot, like sasa, the weeping mexican varites, to the huge moso timber bamboos... all color ranges too -black, red, striped, verigated... blue is one of my favorites.

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    I would still suspect they are still invasive regardless of form, but I could be wrong. Good luck. I do think it is pretty and love making things out of bamboo. I want to decorate a room with different bamboo items one day. So again good luck.
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