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Old March 25, 2022   #1
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Are any TV members growing bamboo? Need advice on bamboo planting for a screen hedge along a fence line. Best types that grow to ~10' with minimal care in partial shade in zone 7b. If you have any to share I will gladly pay postage.
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I have a 12" thick 3' deep containment of bluestone and cement. be very careful. Bamboo is extremely invasive !!

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Old March 26, 2022   #3
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Tried the Philippine green striped went crazy and took over yard.Found these Timber Bamboo that are not invasive,will grow to 40 ft plus,striking landscape addition.These are one year old from 6 inch plants.
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Not a really good choice in general especially bordering a neighbouring property which will also be affected as most commonly available ( and affordable) types will quickly run and become aggressively invasive unless contained which is difficult and also expensive.
I have one clump of black bamboo that is in a very large pot partially sunk into the ground. So far it’s contained but I keep an eye on it closely
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Thanks for all of the comments. I was aware of the bambooo spreading and was planning on clumping bamboo . Thoughts on that appreciated.
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