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Type of bamboo? and will it grow...

Posted by ggallen NJ (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 17, 07 at 10:48

I was able to dig up some young plants from a local grove.
Which kind of bamboo is this? they were about 40-50' full grown.
Before I put it in my yard, I'm going to need to setup a area, since I injured my leg, I won't be able to do any yeardwork for a few months, so I put the plants into a box planter.

Will they grow here? and how tall/fast will they grow?

With all the rain we just got, it's been pretty well watered!

http://www.carcarealert.com/bamboo5.JPG
http://www.carcarealert.com/bamboo6.JPG
http://www.carcarelaert.com/bamboo7.JPG

Thanks

Here is a link that might be useful: Picture of planter box


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RE: Type of bamboo? and will it grow...

Rutgers has a nice grove of Phyllostachys nuda?

Hard to tell from your pics, but given the size you listed, take a look at some of the hardier Phylostachys (minus 10*f or below)

Here is a link that might be useful: ABS source list via Bambooweb - filtered


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