What type of bamboo can you grow in Ohio?
“There are two kinds of bamboo,” says Jerry. “The clumping kind doesn’t spread, but it doesn’t tolerate cold weather,” he says. “The running kind thrives in Ohio’s cold weather,” because it’s from the cold areas of China.
Does bamboo take 7 years to grow?
Bamboo is targeted as a sustainable material because it takes only five to seven years to grow. Chinese moso bamboo can grow up to a meter in a single day.
Can bamboo trees survive winter?
Most bamboo once established can weather the winter season without any worries. During the first few years, your bamboo is just starting to establish a full colony of underground rhizomes. As your bamboo accrues more biomass, it will stay better insulated through the winter naturally.