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M F
21/05/2013 at 11:15

As the title says, I have just bought a beautiful Bamboo yesterday and planted it in a pot, but now I am worried since I forgot to tease a few roots out-they were so big that it didn't even cross my mind. Now I am afraid the Bamboos roots won't take hold, should I dig it out and replant it or is that not necessary?  

21/05/2013 at 11:22

Why don't you watch it for a few weeks and see if it flourishes? Bamboo can be pretty rampant and it may well manage to spread its roots without encouragement.

21/05/2013 at 12:41

Gardening grandma is right.  Bamboo will be just fine if you leave it alone

21/05/2013 at 13:15

I have seen Bamboo grow over and break concrete - compost in a pot is not going to stop it!

21/05/2013 at 17:02

Lets hope it stays within the pot you want it in - some of them are up for world domination.

I rarely if ever tease out roots from container grown plants, they always find their way out to food and water.  

M F
21/05/2013 at 21:36

Thank you all for your help, Inwill leave it alone then! I bought a clump forming one and hope it will stay in its pot for 3 years as I've been told, let's see 

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