Sue Sanderson

Sue Sanderson – our horticulturist expert


Sue Says
If your bamboo has now reached maturity then it should start producing more and more of the fabulous black canes as each year passes. Thinning out a moderate amount of the new growth will not damage the plant, but take care to select which canes to remove – individual canes will not regrow once they have been cut back. Cut back selected growth at ground level and apply a mulch of well rotted manure to the base of the bamboo to provide nutrients and help retain water in the soil.

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