Bamboo in front yard?

formosalilyJuly 15, 2006

Bought 3 Fargesia Rufa bamboo plants in pot yesterday. Hubby wants to plant them in the front yard along the walkway to our main entrance. I like bamboo, but am not sure if it is a good idea to plant them in front yard. Not sure if they will survive the winter... if they will look too ratty in winter... Would appreciate any input as well as pictures of bamboo planted in front yard.

Thanks in advance.

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coolshare(z9 CA,San Jose)

I am not sure winter/Rufa/zone5 but bamboo in front yard
look not bad if they are in a good shape. To hide the
boo leave Mulch ground, rise garden bed is one of the
good ways.

They will/should look much better when mature

Here is a link that might be useful: house boo map

    Bookmark   July 16, 2006 at 4:12AM
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Thanks for the pictures, coolshare!
The bamboo looks nice in your raised bed.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2006 at 11:39AM
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joefalco(z8 MB SC)

What kind of Banana is that? It HUGE

    Bookmark   July 17, 2006 at 8:42PM
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