EXOTIC

Moso

Scientific Name: Phyllostachys edulis (formerly Phyllostachys pubescens)
Origin: China
Uses: Water pipes, household utensils, handicrafts & paper making; has edible shoots providing food for Asia for thousand years; new technology now uses Moso bamboo fiber for plywood, flooring and clothing.
Propagation: culm cuttings
Rhizome Type: Running or Monopodial
Culms: 6-20m tall; 2-5cm in diameter
Medium-sized bamboo specie

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