Bamboo Planting Guide & Tips

Plant Type

Quick growing bamboo is excellent for screens. Bamboo needs little attention although it is so vigorous that you will need to keep bamboo under control with some DIY skills. There are two types of bamboo – running bamboo and clumping bamboo so find out how to plant and care for each type of bamboo now. Get information on a wide range of popular bamboo types such as Blue bamboo, Black bamboo, Ghost bamboo and more bamboo as well as great gardening tips to help you keep your bamboo looking great. Bamboo is an excellent option for oriental backyards and any bamboo leaves that fall can be left among the bamboo canes where they will serve as a useful layer of mulch.

    Bamboo

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    Sasaella masamuneana

    Dwarf Bamboo

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    Bambusa multiplex 'Floribunda'

    Fern Leaf Hedge Bamboo

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    Shibataea kumasaca

    Fortune Inviting Bamboo

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    Fargesia nitida

    Fountain Bamboo

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    Guadua angustifolia

    Guadua Bamboo

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    Thyrsostachys siamensis

    Monastery Bamboo

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    Dendrocalamopsis oldhamii

    Oldham's Bamboo

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    Gigantochloa robusta

    Robust Bamboo

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    Chimonobambusa quadrangularis

    Square Stemmed Bamboo

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    Fargesia murielae

    Umbrella Bamboo

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    Bambusa chungii

    White Powder Bamboo

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    Phyllostachys aureosulcata & cvs

    Yellow Groove Bamboo

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    Phyllostachys flexuosa

    Zig Zag Bamboo