for growing Sweetshoot Bamboo

5 Tips 

is a running variety known for its thick culms and edible shoots.

It isn't too picky about where it’s grown as long as it has access to

sufficient sunlight, water, & nutrients.

If you’d like to grow this bamboo into a privacy screen or windbreak,

Here are 5 tips for growing Sweetshoot Bamboo.

Tip 1

Make sure that it gets full sun for at least 6-8 hours per day. It can tolerate partial shade but will grow at a slower rate.

Use  loamy, slightly acidic, nutrient-rich, well-draining soil to provide nutrients needed for healthy growth.

Tip 2

Water thoroughly and regularly to keep the soil evenly moist, but not soaked.

Tip 3

Fertilize early in the season, before the new shoots emerge. Use a fertilizer that’s high in nitrogen.

Tip 4

Prune along the culms to give your bamboo patch an open grove look.

Tip 5

If you don’t have a lot of space, or you don’t want to deal with very large, towering plants,

Sweetshoot Bamboo is a wonderful pick!