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How Long Does the Entire Bamboo Removal Process Take?

Depending on your location, the process can take up to three weeks. Once you request an estimate, we will come within seven days. If you decide to use our services, once you mail/fax/email your signed contract back to us and the 50% deposit, we will arrange for our workers to come within another seven days to remove your bamboo. For customers outside of New York state, please allow an extra seven days for your estimate.

How Many Species of Bamboo Exist?

This is a widely debated topic, many experts agree that there are between 1,000 and 1,600 species of natural bamboo in the world today.

I Like Bamboo in My Yard. Can I Keep It?

Sure you can! The bamboo must be contained and properly maintained, however, to ensure that it doesn’t begin to take over your home and property. Read more about growing and containing bamboo here .

Full Bamboo Removal Service

1You will find many ways, discussed on the internet, for removing and eradicating bamboo. We assume you are not interested in a permanent part-time job of perpetually trying to control the rapid spread of bamboo. Several of the techniques for removing bamboo and their reliability are mentioned in this section.

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Bamboo Education

What is Bamboo?

Other than a nightmare and a potential hazard to your property, bamboo is an incredible strong invasive species of plant. Bamboo is a tribe of perennial evergreen plants in the grass family Poaceae, in the subfamily Bambusoideae, and in the tribe Bambuseae.

Bamboo is known as a strong, flexible, woody grass (which flowers every 65+ years), and it has earned quite the reputation as the fastest growing member of the grass family.

While we tend to think of lush, soft turf when we think of grass, the characteristics of bamboo couldn’t be more different. Bamboo is used to make “hardwood” floors & furniture and very durable; so different than grass, which is a fibrous, bendable plant. Within the 91 genera of bamboo, there are over 1000 different species throughout the world, growing in a variety of climates, regions, and soils, so the answer to what is bamboo is a very complex one. Continue reading