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Clumping Bamboo suggestion for Nashville TN

Posted by rgleaves 7 (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 28, 08 at 20:36

Been looking around at different clumping types, most say not for hot dry areas, Nashville gets pretty hot in the summer. I'm wanting to use it as a privacy screen, I'd like for it to get 10' or more. I don't have the space for a runner. The location will get mostly shade until about 11-12 and then sun till about 5-6 in the summer. I have the plan of putting 2-3 divisions in a corner of the yard along a fence as well as a small pond.
Any variety suggestions are greatly appreciated

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RE: Clumping Bamboo suggestion for Nashville TN

Are runners in Nice planters out of the question? That would open the possibilities. I have several runners in planters on the deck and if a rhizome peeks over the top...I just redirect them back into the planter.
Just a thought.
Your zone 7 like me... but I think you summer heat is a bit more than ours.
I'm sure one of the resident experts will chime in shortly.

RE: Clumping Bamboo suggestion for Nashville TN

Try Bambusa Oldhami --- its suppose to be super fast growing and can take low temps.

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