Bamboo – Bambusa vulgaris Schrad.

Plant family


Part used


Native from Asia, China in particular where it can be found until 3,000 meters in altitude, the Bamboo is a perennial plant. It can reach 10 to 20 meters high. The Bamboo grows in the form of 5 to 10 centimeters in diameter stems and has leaves which are 10 to 30 centimeters long and 1 to 2 centimeters wide.

The Bamboo is often used as an ornament plant, sometimes forgiving the invasive side of this plant. Its stems are used in many ways in construction, notably in fences building or in furniture manufacturing. Indeed, they are very resistant, even more than steel. They can also be used in paper pulp conception. The Bamboo leaves are often used as an emollient.