Bamboo is hardy enough to survive in Western Washington as well as other areas of the Pacific Northwest. It is best to plant it during springtime, but if protected properly it can withstand colder temperatures. When planting bamboo in late fall or winter, always protect the roots by mulching well around the plants.
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