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Re: was NE weather, now bamboo suppliers

Well, Eva, a clumping form might work for you, while they expand,
they aren't invasive as the clump just gets bigger (so they say; I
have no experience with clumpers - only runners). Checking through
the list at New England Bamboo Co., seems there are numerous forms of
Fargesia that are hardy to -25F.  Of course, they ain't cheap,


Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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> From: EvaTEsq@aol.com
> See, that's what I'm afraid of.
> Eva
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 6/7
> "We don't do enough to exploit renewable energy resources."
> Me
> In a message dated 1/26/2004 10:11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
> mtalt@hort.net writes:
> While I enjoy my bamboo and it provides me with an unending supply
> bamboo for stakes and poles to support my deer netting, I wouldn't
> trust it any farther than I could throw an elephant with one hand
> tied behind my back.  Once you let a running bamboo loose, it will
> where it wants to and you will be working in control mode forever.
> A buried 1/2" thick steel plate about 5' high with all joints
> might...possibly might....control it, but I wouldn't trust anything
> else:-)
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
> Editor:  Gardening in Shade
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