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Aug 25, 2014

7 Tips For Installing A Clumping Bamboo Plant In Florida

      Hi its Scotty from Bamboo Growers Inc. and I have been installing bamboo in Florida landscapes for the past 12 years, and have learned a couple things that make installing a small bamboo plant a snap. Some of the following is common sense and the others are some good tips that I have learned from great growers over the years.

Aug 22, 2014

4 Tips For Growing Beautiful Indoor Bamboo

  I was visiting my favorite Vietnamese restaurant last week (I have to admit I am addicted to Pho), where I encountered an attractive, but plastic, potted bamboo plant. When I asked the restaurant owner about the plant he told me that traditionally it was very common for families to keep small potted bamboo plants indoors, and that they were quite effective at refreshing and cleaning stale indoor air. This does make sense, as I know from my research that bamboo absorbs 5 times the co2 and gives back 5 times the amount of oxygen than a traditional tree.

Aug 22, 2014

What To Know Before You Buy Black Bamboo

    Everyone wants and loves black bamboo, that is everyone but the people who bought the wrong kind of black bamboo and had it take over their yards or die during the first frost. The truth is that black bamboo is spectacular when its in the right setting. That's why its good to know the differences between the types of black bamboo before you buy, and definitely before you plant. 

Aug 21, 2014

3 Best Potted Bamboo Hedges For Florida

  When it comes to growing a bamboo hedge, you could not ask for a better environment than Florida. Florida spans USDA hardiness zones  8-10, and gets min temps from about 15F in the Panhandle (which has weather more like lower Alabama than any part of Florida) to lows of 35F Key West (which has weather more like a Caribbean island). This means we can grow most tropical and subtropical clumping bamboo varieties in a pot with ease.  

Aug 19, 2014

The Landscape Architect's Favorite 4 Varieties Of Clumping Bamboo

      Clumping bamboo is quickly becoming a favorite landscape material, however, due to the introduction of numerous new species, some of the best and most useful landscape bamboo varieties are going unused and unknown.

Aug 19, 2014

Whats the Difference Between Clumping and Running Bamboo

    A Clumping Bamboo is a diverse group of grasses (Yes, that's right bamboo plants are giant, woody grasses.) that range from 6 inches to over 100 feet tall.  There are over 1,300 different cultivars (short for cultivated varieties) of bamboo, but only 2 major classes.Clumping and Running.      

Aug 13, 2014

How to use clumping bamboo to replace dying ficus

Its no secret that in Florida, ficus is in decline. Specifically, whitefly decline. For the past decade or so, home...

Aug 12, 2014

Basic Bamboo installation tips and instructions for pots and in ground plantings

Below are some tips and suggestions for installing our tropical clumping bamboo plants for both pots and in ground ...
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