I Like 'Silverstripe.'

Shor, Betty
October 2009
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Oct2009, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p14
The article describes a particular variety of the Bambusa multiplex bamboo, namely the Silverstripe. This variety of bamboo grows to have attractive dense branches with a prominent striping feature that makes it stand out among other bamboo types. Silverstripes grow very fast under the minimum temperature of 18 degree Fahrenheit and can reach a maximum height of 25 feet. Albeit susceptible to mealybugs, this infestation can easily be cured by beetles, according to the article.


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