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Re: Bamboo shoots?


Your neighbor is either a fool or completely selfish and uncaring of his
neighbors.  That would irritate me to no end.  He could have planted the
clumping type of bamboo instead apparently he choose the running type.
Plant destruction isn't my forte and maybe Jim will help with this but I
remember him mentioning diesel oil for a quick death.  Otherwise you have
quite a job ahead of you.

As for edible you better find out the species and see if he has been
spraying anything on it.  Besides there is no way you will keep that stuff
out of your yard with a whole herd of sheep.

David Franzman
A Touch of the Tropics
www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 2:18 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Bamboo shoots?


> My neighbor's bamboo is sendng shoots up throughout my lawn and flower
bed,
> which does not make me happy.  However, I wondered if these are edible.
Are
> all bamboo shoots edible or only certain kinds?  I have no idea what kind
of
> bamboo this is except that it is invasive.  The shoots pop up about a foot
in a
> day, and are about half an inch thick.  They are covered with dark grayish
> sheaths, but these peel off easily and underneath the stems are tender and
> crunchy.  They look as if they might be good in salads or stir-fried.  Do
any of you
> know if I would be taking a chance if I tried eating them?  It would give
me a
> sort of perverse satisfaction to get some good out of them.
> Auralie
>
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