What kind of bamboo grows in Virginia?
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Similarly, you may ask, does bamboo grow in Virginia?
ANSWER: Bamboo can be planted in Virginia, but it is on the state's invasive plants list. During the 2017 General Assembly session, a bill was passed that “authorizes any locality to adopt an ordinance requiring proper upkeep of running bamboo and prohibiting the spread of running bamboo from a landowner's property.”
One may also ask, can you grow bamboo in West Virginia? Two species of bamboo, commonly grown in gardens, are found on the official WV Invasive Species List: Golden Bamboo (Phyllostachys aureosulcata) and Black Bamboo (p. nigra). But these bamboo species are not the only invasive species you can buy at the local garden center.
In this regard, do snakes like bamboo?
True, a snakes' only reason to be around bamboo is to bask in the sun or to prey on birds nesting, tree frogs(?) and other small creatures inhabiting the bamboo.
Is planting bamboo a good idea?
Pros of bamboo include the plant's easy growth habits. As long as the climate is right, bamboo grows in nearly any type of reasonably fertile well-drained soil. It requires little maintenance and is relatively drought tolerant, although it performs better with regular irrigation. Privacy screening.