How do I kill bamboo roots?
I believe I have a running type of bamboo that was planted 15 years ago and is now undermining the brick stairway to my patio. I have been working for quite some time and making very little progress in eliminating the roots. Please HELP!
Frederick County Maryland
Running types of bamboo are very hard to control, and can be damaging.
Here is our publication about it and control measures, including timing, which is important:
How do I kill the roots? I need to know what chemical to use to kill the roots and eliminate them.
I have cut the bamboo stalks down to the roots. I need your help in selecting the proper chemical.
The chemical of choice is Round Up ( glyphosate)..