thinking of using bamboo plants as a privacy fence in the backyard. Worried that the leaves will constantly fall into my neighbors yard. Anybody that has bamboo or has a neighbor that has bamboo care to share thoughts?
Phyllostachys vivax Common name: Chinese Timber Bamboo Maximum Height: feet Usually only 40 to 45 feet Maximum Diameter: 5 inches Hardiness: F USDA Zone recommended 6 through 10 (I live in zone 5 and have this 5 years and it does well)
Fargesia - A non running clumping bamboo thats evergreen and fast growing. Depending on the variety can range from to tall, shade tolerant. Beautiful soft texture complements other shade loving broadleaf and needled evergreens well.