- Flower namemoso bamboo
- Scientific name学名：phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens
- Alias孟宗竹, 竹
- Place of originChina,Japan
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Cemetery & Temple
- Flowering seasonJanuary, June
What is moso bamboo
Moso bamboo, scientific name:Phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens, is a very large evergreen bamboo of the Phyllostachys genus of the Poaceae department. Townhouse in the Shimazu clan through the Ryukyu Kingdom (presently, Okinawa) Shimazu clan (currently, Kagoshima Prefecture) during the Edo period, and imports from China's Qing dynasty, known by Atsu-Hime "Sen yan Garden" of plants that are cultivated in the country. Called remarkably fast growth, reach 25 m in 3 months. Wakatake growing from rhizomes are edible as takenoko (bamboo shoots), inferior strength and workability of the culm haberdashery crafted basket, bamboo and other materials can be used. Sunshine problem around by the strong propagation power and height, large amounts of bamboo leaves fall, sediments, etc., other vegetation encroachment problems. Phyllostachys pubescens mutant species "kinme-moso (scientific name: Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor)" and the rod goes green vertical stripes with a golden color.
Generic name: Moso bamboo, scientific name: 学名：Phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens also known as: Mosodake, Gangnam bamboo, place of origin: China, distribution: from Southern Hokkaido to Kyushu and Okinawa of Japan , and temperate Asia, environment: Bush, height: 25~ 28 m stem colour: green, leaf color: green, harvest bamboo shoots: in April, flowering season: early summer (seldom bloom), life: 120 years, Use: bamboo shoots (young, edible), haberdashery crafted basket, bamboo and other materials (culm).