Unfair reputation

Bamboo varieties in the past were horrendously spreading invasive monsters. Like it or not if you had a bamboo in your garden 20 years ago shortly after all your neighbours had bamboo too. The newer varieties of Phyllostachys and Fargesia are clump forming and much easier to control and contain. 

But saying that peace of mind is a wonderful thing and if you are at all concerned about unwanted spread consider using our root barrier which will safeguard you from any unwanted spread. If your not sure if you need root barrier or not sure how to use it give us a ring and we can chat through the best options.




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The Dizzy Heights

Each bamboo on the website will tell you the eventual height you can expect when fully grown. It's important to note that the height shown is the maximum height, all bamboo can be trimmed lower, even the tallest 6m+ bamboo can be used to create a very effective screen at 2m.

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Spaced out

Bamboo is truly brilliant for screening, screening trampolines, extensions, new builds at the bottom of the garden, ugly fences and especially nosy neighbours. After working out what you need you need to work out how many you need.

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Watering - compulsory reading

Bamboo love a good drink. This is especially important for establishment of newly planted bamboo. and absolutely 100% essential for potted bamboo. We are going for big bushy lush dense growth here people and that can only be achieved by getting out with the hose and giving the bamboo a good regular soaking. 

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