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Ground cover Bamboo

Posted by mstrseed z8 TX (My Page) on
Sat, May 12, 07 at 14:13

I saw in a book some time back and do not have the book, it showed a bamoo which acted like a ground cover. It only got about 3' tall or so.
Was I dreaming? A little help....please.


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RE: Ground cover Bamboo

Yes, it is true. They are in the Pleioblastus family. I have 4 different varities. They are runners. I have a few in the ground but I have a barrier to stop them from going into a certain area. The rest are in pots.


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RE: Ground cover Bamboo

So do you have any pictures of them? I am planning on making beds for them as we have rock about 10" to 12" below the surface. I will be digging out and pouring into the rock and raising the bed.

Thank you.
Bill


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RE: Ground cover Bamboo

If you search from google.com, look up "Pleioblastus Bamboo", Dwarf or Pgymy Bamboo, it will give you all kinds of photo's and information.


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RE: Ground cover Bamboo

There is a list of bamboos shorter than 3 feet tall at the following link.

Ignore the unknown heights "U". They could be any height.
When you see a description that you like click on the "Picture" link to see photos of that species and then click on "Sources" to find where to get it.

Bill

Here is a link that might be useful: Short bamboo


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RE: Ground cover Bamboo

Thanks Bill thats a great resource.


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