Anos

Anos

INDIGENOUS Anos Scientific Name: Schizostachyum lima (Blanco) Merr. Origin: Philippines Uses: Making sawali, musical instruments & fishing rods Propagation: Seed or Rhizome cuttings (offset) Rhizome Type: Clump-forming or sympodial Culms: 6-13m in height and...
Bayog

Bayog

INDIGENOUS Bayog Scientific Name: Bambusa sp. 1 Origin: Philippines Uses: House construction, making furniture, arched yoke, made into ropes & source of edible shoots Propagation: Culm cuttings Rhizome Type: Clump-forming or sympodial Culms: 20m tall and 8-12cm...
Black Bamboo

Black Bamboo

EXOTIC Black Bamboo Scientific Name: Gigantochloa atroviolacea Widjaja Origin: Indonesia Uses: Making bamboo musical instruments, handicraft and furniture industries. Because of peculiar blackish culms, it is highly priced for landscaping. Propagation: Culm cuttings...
Black Running Bamboo

Black Running Bamboo

EXOTIC Black Running Bamboo Scientific Name: Phyllostachys Nigra Origin: Taiwan Uses: Ornamental grove, privacy screen where light greenery is required. Propagation: Rhizome cuttings Rhizome Type: Non-clump-forming or Monopodial Culms: 7-8m tall and 5cm diameter. New...
Bolo

Bolo

INDIGENOUS Bolo Scientific Name: Gigantochloa levis (Blanco) Merr. Origin: Philippines Uses: house construction, making furniture, rafts, fish traps, fish pens, handicraft industry, temporary water pipes, fences. Propagation: Culm cuttings & rhizome cuttings...
Buddha’s Belly

Buddha’s Belly

EXOTIC Buddha’s Belly Scientific Name: Bambusa Tuldoides Munro Origin: China Uses: Ornamental, outdoor pot accent, handicraft, medicinal & edible. Propagation: Culm cuttings Rhizome Type: Clump-forming or Sympodial Culms: 25-35 ft. tall & 2.30”...