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Dendrocalamus strictus: An exceptional bamboo giant

Dendrocalamus strictus: An exceptional bamboo giant

As a bamboo lover, habitual traveler, and digital nomad, there are few things I enjoy more than a long journey to an exotic bamboo grove. Travel restrictions related to COVID made these excursions pretty difficult for a while, but not impossible. In 2022 I had the...

Genus Guadua: Giant neotropical bamboo

Genus Guadua: Giant neotropical bamboo

While we consider China and the Far East as the native home of bamboo, there are also some magnificent bamboo species indigenous to the New World. Central and South America actually have some of the most majestic bamboo varieties of them all. In Colombia, you can find...

Schizostachyum brachycladum: Sacred Bali Bamboo 

Schizostachyum brachycladum: Sacred Bali Bamboo 

It's more than a mouthful for the average gardener, so you may need a silver tongue as well as a green thumb to pronounce Schizostachyum brachycladum. But don't let that discourage you. If you enjoy decorative bamboo and live in a warm enough climate, Sacred Bali...