An Overview of Giant Bamboo
This giant, dense-clumping plant is also known as giant bamboo. It is native to Southeast Asia. Due to its widespread presence across Asia and its attractive characteristics as well as its ease of harvesting, this species has been widely introduced throughout Latin America and Africa. The most widely accepted edible species worldwide is Dendrocalamus asper, also known as Sweet Bamboo.
What You'll Love
- The bamboos are used for arts, foods and construction
- They can be a great substitute for wooden products
- Many technologies are using their poles for a strong construction
- They are very ornamental and good looking
Benefits of Giant Bamboo
There are many applications for bamboo, including building (flooring, roofing, scaffolding), furniture, food, biofuel, textiles, cloth, paper, pulp, charcoal, ornamental planting in gardens, and for environmental purposes. It is an excellent plant for soil remediation, improving soil structure and fertility and serving as a significant carbon sink. It also makes an excellent ornamental plant. Giant striped bamboo offers a wealth of benefits and beauty.
How to Care And Sow Giant Bamboo Seeds
Before planting bamboo seeds, soak them in lukewarm water for at least a day. In order to sow coco pellets, we recommend soaking them in water and placing them in plastic containers. Seeds should be covered with a thin layer of peat (approximately 2 mm) and sown on peat pellets. After the substrate has been absorbed, a few millimetres of water should remain on the bottom of the ziplock bag, along with a few drops of universal fertilizer. The ziplock bag should be sealed. The ziplock bag prevents moisture from evaporating, so water is not needed more. Bamboo seeds take between 10 and 40 days to germinate, depending on the species. In addition to that, you can construct a greenhouse.
You should ensure the greenhouse receives at least ten hours of indirect sunlight each day. Sunlight is necessary for seeds to grow into seedlings. If you want to prevent your seeds from being burned, place your greenhouse away from direct sunlight. Keep your conservatory warm by covering it with a lid. Once the seedlings have been growing for one month, transplant them into larger planting containers. Make a hole with the potting soil specifically for plants in an open-soil garden in which to plant the seedlings. You will need to water your bamboo plants every two to three weeks.
Note: This Overview is intended as a guide only since cultural practices and climatic conditions may vary.
- Product: Giant Bamboo Seeds
- Season: Spring
- USDA Zones: 4-8
- Days to Harvest: 60 days
- Soil Type: Loamy, well-drained soil
- Temperature: 20-25 Degrees C
- Scientific Name: Bambusa vulgaris
- Kingdom: Plantae
- Clade: Tracheophytes, Angiosperms, Monocots, Commelinids
- Order: Poales
- Family: Poaceae
- Subfamily: Bambusoideae
- Species: D. asper
- Uses: Highly Useful
- The delivery time for Ireland and Northern Ireland is usually two working days for orders placed before 4 pm.
- Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,00 Euros
- Rest of the World : 3 to 11 working days
- Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,90 Euros
- Shipping costs from 3.50 Euros except for Australia & New Zealand.
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The delivery time for Ireland and Northern Ireland is usually two working days for orders placed before 4 pm.
⦿ Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,00 Euros
⦿ Rest of the World : 3 to 11 working days
⦿ Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,90 Euros
⦿ Shipping costs from 3.50 Euros except for Australia & New Zealand.
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