If planted and grown properly, bamboo can be fairly easy to maintain and care for. Of course this can vary depending on species, method of planting (ie. pot, ground, containment) and environmental factors. Apart from a regular watering routine, the bulk of bamboo maintenance needs only be done once a year. This may involve pruning the rhizomes or trimming down the culms and branches. Because bamboo culms and branches do not grow back, there is no need to keep an eye on already trimmed culms and branches. This is not much more work or difficult than pruning a shrub/tree, raking leaves, edging or mowing the lawn.
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