Thread: Bamboo Crazy!
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:01 AM   #16 (permalink)
phlatsphil
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Originally Posted by Sublime View Post
What kind of temps can some of these take in the winter? Where I'm at in Texas we might have a few nights in the upper 20s, although this winter, we had only a couple nights at 32 that I can remember.

If you read the first page of this thread you'll see my diatribe about the negative aspects of bamboo that we had in our yard in Ft. Worth. It definitely gets colder in Ft. Worth than coastal Texas, and the bamboo there did fine.

OK, since my earlier post I've learned there are many species of bamboo, and some don't run like the species we had in our yard in Ft. Worth. I recently visited a friend who has clump type bamboo along a fence line and I love it!! In fact, we're thinking of putting some in our yard. Makes great privacy screens and looks nice too.
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