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Q.How To Control Bamboo

Zone 18104 | Anonymous added on August 1, 2022 | Answered

All plants ( some 10 to 15 feet tall) have been cut flush in area about 30 square feet and area than covered with mulch. New bamboo emerging. Should new growth be cut flush or should herbicide such as Round Up be applied on new leaves and stalks. .unable to dig out roots and rhizomes . Thank you

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 11, 2022

Yes, I would bring out the big guns. Buy the strongest herbicide, a brush killer, for example, then read and follow all directions. Here is more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/bamboo/kill-bamboo.htm

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