What Kind of Soil Should a Bamboo Plant Have?

Bamboo likes moist soil. image by kevinrosseel: morguefile

Plant bamboo in rich, well-draining soil that is slightly acidic. A mix of one part compost to one part soil is ideal.

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Nannette Richford is an avid gardener, teacher and nature enthusiast with more than four years' experience in online writing. Richford holds a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from the University of Maine Orono and certifications in teaching 7-12 English, K-8 General Elementary and Birth to age 5.

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