Is all bamboo hollow?

Is all bamboo hollow?

NOTE: This article first appeared in July 2019. The most recent updates were made in June 2022. Bamboo is like no other tree. Of course, that’s because bamboo is not a tree. Trees are solid, while grasses, including bamboo, are hollow. Trees grow taller every...
Tropical vs Subtropical Bamboo

Tropical vs Subtropical Bamboo

Bamboo is a tenacious, woody grass that flourishes on six continents and is native to five of them. Comprised of some 1,400 distinct species, the bamboo subfamily of grasses is well represented around the world. But some varieties are more suitable for certain regions...