Are you sure it is BAMBOO?
It may be Arundo donax, a bamboo-like invasive weed.
You might look at
also the Nature Conservancy has info on Arundo,
On 29 Jun 1999 13:52:19 GMT, vabeach24 at aol.com (Vabeach24) wrote:
>HELP anyone with sugestions on how to rid property of bamboo! I had a patch
>of this never say die plant about 5 ft wide and 30-40 feet long...and at least
>20ft high in places! Please help! Any help in greatly thanked...!
>>At this time its all been cut down and removed down to about 1-2 inch stumps.
>New shoots are showing up every day.. I have tried heavy duty brush clearing
>RoundUP and everything else.....No results!
>>Thanks for the help!
>Va Beach VA
>vabeach24 at aol.com