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english bamboo

Post by parkeey » Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:58 pm

what is the english bamboo that pretty much grows everywere in the uk.. not sure the name of it.

its the tall ones above 8ft, will a small clumb spread much? and send out shooters

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Re: english bamboo

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:09 pm

No such thing as English Bamboo, most come from China :wink:
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Re: english bamboo

Post by parkeey » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:10 pm

yep lol but what is the common one grown then that is almost wild..

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Re: english bamboo

Post by GoggleboxUK » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:40 pm

I've never heard of a common wild bamboo in the UK.

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Re: english bamboo

Post by parkeey » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:51 pm

one u see in woodlands etc. will grow anywere and spreads...

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Re: english bamboo

Post by Arlon Tishmarsh » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:03 pm

parkeey wrote:one u see in woodlands etc. will grow anywere and spreads...
This might sound stupid and a longshot but from your description i was thinking you might be refering to Japanese Knotweed and confusing it with a bamboo down to its segmentation and somewhat similar appearance etc

Forget i said it ............... :lol: :lol:

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Re: english bamboo

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:04 pm

Ive seen bamboo growing in many areas of west yorkshire. Pseudosasa I think.

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Re: english bamboo

Post by parkeey » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:10 pm

yep thats the one yellow canes cheers :D

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Re: english bamboo

Post by parkeey » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:11 pm

def not japanese knotweed thats a real pest.

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Re: english bamboo

Post by flounder » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:14 pm

Arlon Tishmarsh wrote:
parkeey wrote:one u see in woodlands etc. will grow anywere and spreads...
This might sound stupid and a longshot but from your description i was thinking you might be refering to Japanese Knotweed and confusing it with a bamboo down to its segmentation and somewhat similar appearance etc

Forget i said it ............... :lol: :lol:
said wot?

I'd definitely say psuedosasa japonica. As common as dandelions down here

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Re: english bamboo

Post by Mr List » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:57 pm

doesnt have yellow canes though icon_scratch

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Re: english bamboo

Post by jacko » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:58 am

loads of pseudosasa japonica and other sasa's growing in the wild here,but as mr list says they dont have yellow canes. icon_scratch

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Re: english bamboo

Post by parkeey » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:40 pm

no not yellow confusing myself... lol

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Re: english bamboo

Post by Nigel Fear » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:41 pm

parkeey wrote:what is the english bamboo that pretty much grows everywere in the uk.. not sure the name of it.

its the tall ones above 8ft, will a small clumb spread much? and send out shooters
Sounds like you're going to have to find a clump and take a picture of it Parkeey.

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