bamboo books

Whether you’re looking to grow your library of bamboo literature, or you just want a beautiful new edition for your coffee table, these are some of our favorite books about our favorite plant.

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Bambusa vulgaris: A far-reaching bamboo species

Bambusa vulgaris: A far-reaching bamboo species

Accurately identifying a bamboo species can be one of the greater challenges in the field of botany or gardening. Most anyone can recognize bamboo when they see it, but not everyone realizes how many species there are to choose from. (Around 1,500.) And when you ask...

Growing bamboo for profit: Green gold

Growing bamboo for profit: Green gold

Bamboo is huge. It grows like mad, faster than any plant on earth, and you can make almost anything with it. The demand for bamboo has never been greater. And we think that's a good thing. Because in terms of sustainability, bamboo outstrips all the competition. It...

9 Rare and unusual bamboo varieties

9 Rare and unusual bamboo varieties

The more you learn about bamboo, the more you come to realize how little you know about bamboo. Like the game of chess, it doesn't take long to get acquainted, but it can require a lifetime to master. And unlike the sprawling series of Star Wars films available on...