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Old 17-10-2012, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Charlie2 View Post
Can anyone tell me about the bamboo species 'Clumping' said not to spread beyond their designated barrier....does one have to tell them? heh! heh!.
If you are in a cool climate with frosty winters, the true clumping species that you can grow are generally those in Fargesia and Thamnocalamus genus, also maybe some Borinda.

If you are in a subtropical climate or with only very light frosts, there are many more.

Phyllostachys are runners.