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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.