Our Bamboo is taken from mature divisions of locally
grown bamboo. A mature division will establish itself
much faster than a small potted plant or one grown from tissue
culture. This also provides a much hardier plant, since they
have not be grown on a controlled environment.
this area bamboo send up new shoots from late spring through
mid-summer. If your bamboo is planted in the spring, you will
see new shoots in the first season. If planted in the late
summer or fall, you will have to wait for spring to see the new
shoots. The following spring however, both situations will
result in similar growth rates.
2-3yrs, your bamboo will be fully established and will begin to
spread outside the original planted area. The speed at which
this happens varies greatly. Factors such as species, soil
conditions, sunlight, watering and feeding will all effect the
growth of your bamboo. Bamboo grown in well amended soil, will
spread faster than bamboo grown in heavily compacted clay soil.
are several methods to control bamboo. The best method depends on your
specific situation. If you are planting bamboo in a narrow area
along a property line, you should consider using a root barrier.
This will prevent the bamboo from spreading onto your
neighbor's property. Conversely, if you have a large property and desire
a thick privacy screen, you can simply mow around the bamboo,
which will keep the new shoots contained in the desired area.
Knowing that maintained bamboo is happy bamboo, we are proud to offer custom
service contracts. Service contracts are offered to everyone, even if we did not plant your bamboo.
winter your bamboo will go dormant, but maintains it's leaves. In harsh
winters, you may
notice some leaf burn. The bamboo will systematically shed it's
leaves in the spring, while growing new ones. In wet snow
& ice, bamboo may bend under the weight, but the canes are
very flexible and rarely break. Best of all, should anything
get damaged, it will replenish itself with new growth in the
spring. This will not happen to an established hedge of evergreens
that could cost thousands of dollars to replace or years to