Entries by Roberto Seminara

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About Asper Bamboo

Commercial Farming Asper Bamboo Not many people know that bamboos are actually a grass – or more like giant grass! Well, Asper Bamboos are known as the giant bamboo species and just like other species, they are known for the rapid growth and perennial woody stems. Its culms are hollow with distinct internodes and nodes, […]

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Is Bamboo Invasive?

Commercial Bamboo Farming Frequent Question: Bamboo is a fast-growing type of woody grass which is quite often mistaken as a species of trees. It even produces leaves and grows upwards with hollow shoots. Bamboos are the largest member of the species of grass with over 1,000 different types and are considered to be the fastest […]

Growing and Maintaining Bamboo: A Quick Guide!

A versatile, income generating crop, bamboo has thousands of potential uses that the world is just waking up to. Bamboo shoots can be harvested and sold, or farmers can cultivate the full-grown grass and sell wholesale to industrial and commercial buyers. This makes bamboo ideal for investments! Where to Grow Bamboo? Anywhere in the world […]

Bamboo: The Super Material of Future

From textiles to construction, bamboo has thousands of uses and scientists continue to discover more. What was considered an exotic plant from China is now being hailed as “the timber of the 21st Century”. It absorbs huge amounts of carbon dioxide, and is a major food source for millions of people across China and India. […]

How to Start a Bamboo Farm

It has a centuries old reputation for being an exotic ornamental plant with almost super natural strength and capabilities. Many of us relate bamboo to plantations in China; however, it is also catching on fast as a farm crop in much of the United States. In fact, bamboo adapts well to the South, i.e. Virginia […]