Return to the Bamboo Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Clearing Bamboo

Posted by brettland_2009 NY (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 30, 09 at 13:43

How is bamboo, such as Sasa Kurilensis, uprooted and cleared? Any ideas as to how to clear it without it coming back?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Clearing Bamboo

  • Posted by xexorz New Jersey (My Page) on
    Thu, Apr 30, 09 at 17:24

Hack it down low and keep mowing the site to starve it out. It will keep trying to send up new shoots each year until it exhausts itself (no sunlight = no food = no energy).

There are a lot of other methods, this is just he one I can remember reading about.


 o
RE: Clearing Bamboo

that is one way for sure. The other is to get a rototiller and pull all the rhizomes out. I did this one several years ago.


 o
RE: Clearing Bamboo

Just wondering if you still had any of the Bamboo you were trying to get rid of. I have golden Groove and i live in Ny myself, over by Buffalo, Ny. Just thought I'd ask, thanks


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Bamboo Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here