How can I prevent a black bamboo spreading?

Discover effective ways to restrict the root growth of spreading bamboos, in this Quick Tips video.

Black bamboos, such as Phyllostachys nigra, are known for their ability to spread and colonise other areas of the garden, where they’re not wanted. In this Quick Tips video, Kevin Smith, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, gives his top tips on how to effectively restrict their root growth.

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