What is Mao Bamboo?
Maobamboo is belong to gramineae and phyllostachys , uniaxial scatter type evergreen arborescent bamboos plants . Its pole high up to 20 meters, the crude up is more than 20 cm, rods and old glabrous and by the gradual change of the green is green yellow; strand thickness of about 1 cm; pole ring is not obvious, ultimate branchlet is about 2-4 leaves; auricles is inconspicuous and ligule uplift; leaves smaller and thinner, lanceolate, surface along the base of midrib puberulent, squid spikes, without auricles, spikelet has only 1 flower; filaments 4 cm long and plumate stigma. Caryopsis is oblong, with persistent top style base. April is bamboo shoot time, and May to August is flowers time.
Mao Bamboo is the most wide area growth, and have long history of cultivation in china, and have very high economic value bamboo species. Its Coarse rod type should be used for construction, such as beams, scaffolding, scaffolding, with fine bamboo, and for weaving to various thickness of the appliance and crafts, shoot for a broom, bamboo shoots. And the culm sheaths is for paper-making raw materials, bamboo shoots is very delicious , fresh or processed into dried bamboo shoots, bamboo, bamboo clothing. The bamboo leaves green, evergreen, beautiful ,tall and straight, the cream does not wither, which is suit to all the common people. Since ancient times, bamboo often placed in the garden, Chi Pan, hillside, meandering streams, stone courtyard, scene trace, doors, and indoor ornamental plants. Often, plum and pine and bamboo were know as three durable plants of winter — pine, bamboo and plum blossom.