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Bamboo

 

August 6, 2016

Question

 Are there any restrictions on planting bamboo in your yard

 

AnswerUnfortunately there are no restrictions, but there should be.  If you plant running bamboo, it will take over and keep running.  There are clumping bamboos that can be used and will not be as invasive.


 July 30, 2016

Question

We have just finished a house on a lake in Bella Vista and need some natural screening quickly.   What do you think of clumping bamboo?   

 

AnswerClumping bamboo is fine but avoid running bamboo.  Clumping bamboo will expand with time, but the clump gradually gets larger, it usually doesn't send out rhizomes which make the running form so invasive. 

 


 

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