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E. Vinje
Keymaster

Hi Tony –

Bamboo is tolerant of a wide array of growing conditions, soil not excluded. Although plants can tolerate anything from straight sand, to nothing but water there are soil mixes that can be more ideal than others. Most varieties of bamboo will thrive in silty, sandy, slightly acidic (6.2-7 pH) soil. Our Roots Greenlite, Roots Original Potting soil or most any other basic potting soils with a thick layer of sand or clay at the bottom for drainage would be excellent for bamboo.

Hope it helps!