Yellow Groove Bamboo
kcchin at pacific.net.sg
Tue Feb 29 11:16:32 EST 2000
Dan & Annemarie Burke wrote:
> Does anyone know much about yellow groove bamboo?
have a yellow variety, size 6-8m x 6-9cm
and internode length 30-45cm. Nice looking clum, and sympodial nature, and
thus clumping habit makes it suitable for ornamental.
Being thin walled, and just right size internode, makes it suitable for cooking
'bamboo' rice (lemang)(a malay delicacy)
have yellow variety,size 4-5m x 2cm, 30cm internode; very arching clum
therefore not so suitable for ornimental
have yellow variety and usually with a green streak, size4-20m x3-10cm
(but controllable in planting down to size to 4m x 3cm for ornamental) internode
40cm. The bright yellow clum with green streaks make beautiful plant.
(This plant is same species as one of the (two) Budda's belly bamboo)
light to bright yellow, 1m x 5mm
10m x 5cm, internnode 40cm, green when young , bright yellow when mature
8-16m x 4-10cm (notice flexibility in size) internodes 35cm
young clum green, when mature yellow
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