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...
Bamboo anatomy: 9 Parts of the bamboo plant

Bamboo anatomy: 9 Parts of the bamboo plant

The more you know about bamboo, the more fascinating the plant becomes. From the strength of its fibers to the the tenacity of its roots to the unpredictability of its flowering, this is a grass like no other. At the same time, from an anatomical and botanical...