Information About Bamboo

A plant that has a love/hate relationship with gardeners, bamboo plants are known for their quick growth, so much so they can become invasive. Find out how to grow and care for bamboos in the articles that follow, including tips for controlling bamboo in the landscape.

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Bamboo Winter Care – How To Winterize Bamboo Plants

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Winterizing bamboo is important to facilitate continued growth again in spring. Click here to get some tips for your bamboo during winter.

Desert Bamboo Varieties – Growing Bamboo In The Desert

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing bamboo in the desert or finding one desert climates starts with the right plant selection. Click here for choices that do well in arid climates.

Large Bamboo Division: Learn When To Split Potted Bamboo Plants

By Raffaele Di Lallo, Author and founder of Ohio Tropics houseplant care blog

Bamboo plants are wonderful plants to grow in pots. Many varieties are invasive when planted in the ground, so growing them in pots is a great solution, but they will grow pretty quickly and can be a challenge to repot. This article can help with that.

Bamboo Mite Information – Learn How To Kill Bamboo Spider Mites

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

What are bamboo mites? Native to Japan, bamboo mites are troublesome little pests that feed on bamboo and a few grasses in the bamboo family. Managing bamboo mites isn?t easy, but it?s possible. You can learn more about bamboo mite control in the following article.

Black Bamboo Information: Tips On Growing Black Bamboo

By Shelley Pierce

While bamboo provides the instant gratification of being a fast grower, some varieties of bamboo can become very invasive and grow out of control. Is black bamboo invasive? Click on this article for the answer and learn how to care for black bamboo.

Growing Bamboo In Pots: Can Bamboo Be Grown In Containers

By Liz Baessler

Bamboo gets a bad rap. There's one surefire way to prevent their rhizomes from getting all over your yard: growing bamboo in pots. Click this article to learn more about container grown bamboo and caring for bamboo in pots.

Bamboo With Brown Tips: Reasons Why Bamboo Plant Tips Are Brown

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

My bamboo is turning brown; is that normal? The answer is - maybe, or maybe not! If you?re noticing your bamboo plant tips are brown, it?s time to do some troubleshooting to determine the cause. This article can help with that.

Bamboo Plant Types – What Are Some Common Bamboo Varieties

By Liz Baessler

If you plan accordingly and pay attention to what variety you?re planting, bamboo can be a great addition to your garden. Take a look at this article to learn about different varieties of bamboo. Click here for more info.

Yellowing Bamboo Leaves: Help For Yellow Bamboo Leaves

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

Bamboo is a popular ornamental and edible plant. While these plants are generally hardy, when bamboo leaves are yellow, this could signal an issue. Click this article to learn more about why this happens and what can be done about it.

Bamboo Plant Diseases – Tips On Treating Bamboo Problems

By Jackie Carroll

A healthy stand of bamboo is surprisingly resistant to pests and diseases. Even so, you may occasionally notice spots and discolorations that indicate problems. This article has the answer to common bamboo plant problems so you can treat the issue.

Hardy Bamboo Varieties: Growing Cold Hardy Bamboo Plants

By Amy Grant

The cold tolerance of bamboo plants is nil. Since most of us don't live in their mild habitats, growing cold hardy bamboo plants is a necessity. What are some cold weather bamboo varieties suitable for the colder USDA zones? Read here to find out.

Are Bamboo Shoots Edible: How To Grow Bamboo Shoots For Eating

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

For many of us, the only source of crunchy bamboo shoots is the grocery store but you can grow your own in the garden. So if you are a bamboo shoot fan, read this article for more information on growing bamboo shoots for eating.

Bamboo Plant Moving: When And How To Transplant Bamboo

By Anne Baley

Did you know that most bamboo plants only flower once every 50 years? You probably don't have time to wait for your bamboo to produce seeds, so you're going to have to transplant them. Learn more here.

How To Kill Bamboo Plants And Control Bamboo Spread

By Heather Rhoades

A homeowner who has had bamboo thrust upon them by a careless neighbor or a previous homeowner knows that trying to get rid of bamboo can be a nightmare. Get help with eliminating bamboo in this article.

Caring For Bamboo Plants In Your Garden

By Heather Rhoades

Once considered an exotic plant in the garden, many gardeners have discovered that bamboo is a versatile and robust addition to the home garden. Caring for bamboo plants is easy, and you can learn more here.

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