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Bamboos

Introduction

Bamboo is a huge category of plants, with over 1,000 varieties. It has many uses including timber, food and ornamental value in landscaping.

Bamboo is a huge category of plants, with over 1,000 varieties. It is the fastest growing woody plant in the world and has many uses including timber, food and ornamental value in landscaping. Certin varieties have been recorded to grow over 3 feet in an hour!

It is the largest genus in the grass family Poacaea. Ornamental Bamboos are generally divided into 2 categories: clumping and running. Running bamboos are typically highly invasive and aggressive, and therefore should be planted with the appropriate barriers.

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Care guides: Bamboos

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