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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Genus Fargesia: Clumping bamboo for cold climates

Genus Fargesia: Clumping bamboo for cold climates

When people talk about bamboo, they are likely to mention things like Japanese gardens, privacy hedges and giant grasses. But the term Fargesia doesn't ordinarily come up right away in conversation. It's the botanical name for a particular genus of bamboo, but it's a...

Bamboo Farming and Industry in Europe in 2024

Bamboo Farming and Industry in Europe in 2024

There are close to 2,000 known varieties of bamboo, native to Asia, Africa, the Americas, and even Australia. That makes Europe the only habitable continent with no endemic species of this prolific grass. But the region certainly has its share of bamboo enthusiasts....

Bamboo with the longest internodes

Bamboo with the longest internodes

Bamboo comes in so many varieties, the diversity of this great grass is truly astonishing. Most botanists say there are close to 2,000 species and subspecies of bamboo. The plants come in different sizes, shapes, and colors, with different types of leaves, culms, and...