Pequannock’s Trouble with Bamboo

by Alice Magdziak • June 11, 2010 • Garden State, Newsy JerseyComments (0)1394 recently reported that Pequannock is in danger of being overrun by bamboo.

Apparently, people are calling the town and complaining about the infestation because neighbors are planting decorative bamboo in front and back yards.  The problem is that it grows very fast and spreads wildly.  Some particularly invasive varieties even grow through concrete and pavement.

Read more about Pequannock’s problem and think about it before you plant any in your own yard: Town worries bamboo will spread to its parks.

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