Trimming Bamboo

Fiona Hayes asked 13 years ago

How do I trim 9ft high bamboo out-door plants,and when is the best time to do this?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Bamboo is not a tree, or a woody shrub, but a grass. The shoots do not sprout along their length if they are cut. 

Its shoots can only be cut away at the base and will be replaced by new shoots from the ground.

Unwanted stems can be cut away at any time.