Wheres good to buy Bamboo Plants from?

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Panama Pete

Wheres good to buy Bamboo Plants from?

Post by Panama Pete » Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:20 pm

Where is best for mail order? at a cheap price? I looked at Bowden's that looked good, but couldn't work out if there selling at the size advertised or it the size of the plant that will eventually reach. :?:


Panama Pete

Re: Wheres good to buy Bamboo Plants from?

Post by Panama Pete » Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:56 pm

###looks good grub, shipping quite good value :D

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Post by Yorkshire Kris » Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:06 pm

Scottish bamboo. Some real bargains and quality plants.

pdid

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Post by pdid » Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:34 pm

Always worth checking eBay too. You get a lot of dig up jobs as people don't realise how big they get when planting them. You will also get a far mor substantial plant for a lot less money if you find one local to you

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Post by Blairs » Fri Nov 29, 2013 4:38 pm

Scotishbamboo and Amulree are all great for bamboo. Watch out for any in your local GC or the likes of B&G/Homebase as well as they often have discounts and you see what you are buying.

derrick

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Post by derrick » Fri Nov 29, 2013 4:41 pm

Looks very good Grub I will look it up next year.

cordyman

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Post by cordyman » Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:24 pm

bought nearly all of mine from Mulu, top chap very passionate about Fargesia

http://www.mulu.co.uk/

http://www.mulu.co.uk/search.asp?types= ... n+Invasive


buy this!! icon_salut icon_salut icon_salut

http://www.mulu.co.uk/fargesia-robusta-campbell~88

allangreenbean

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Post by allangreenbean » Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:38 pm

Second all above except the sheds, Scottish bamboo seem good from what they have on their site.

Also add bloke at side of road in van selling unknown Bamboo :lol:

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Post by daz h » Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:52 am

http://www.athelasplants.co.uk/

their selection of plants isnt great at this time of year , but i got a couple of 7 foot bissetiis in really good nick with loads of stems for £90 delivered (which i thought was great considering what you get in b and q for that money)- customer service is very good and 10% off your first order as well .

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Re: Wheres good to buy Bamboo Plants from?

Post by karl66 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:19 am

That's a decent price daz although I've had a look on there site & can't find bissetti bamboo?, have you mistaken it for aurea?. karl.

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Post by daz h » Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:25 am

karl , they are definitely bissetii , i also saw that they are not on there now . they had a much bigger range when i got mine in august. like i say the customer service was good as well . i didnt notice they gave 10% off first orders so mailed them after my order had been placed and asked them if i could have a colocasia in lieu of the 10% and said that i would pay the extra few quid difference . they included the plant and told me not to worry about the extra icon_thumright

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Post by huporhaha » Mon Dec 09, 2013 6:28 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:Scottish bamboo. Some real bargains and quality plants.

I agree wholeheartedly - I have had lots from them - very helpful and very knowledgable.........doing well up here in the Highlands.

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