- Flower nameKinmei moso
- Scientific namePhyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor
- Alias金明孟宗, 竹
- Place of origin mutant species
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
- Flowering season
What is Kinmei moso
Kinmei moso (scientific name: Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor) is a mutant species of the "Moso bamboo" (Phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens) which is a very large, evergreen bamboo. The neck is golden with green vertical stripes.
Its common name: Kinmei moso, scientific name: Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor, place of origin: mutant species, 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).