Bamboo shoots

meeleendJune 10, 2008

A bamboo shoot is a young culm harvested at the time, or shortly after it appears above the soil surface. When the shoot pierces the ground, critical bio-chemical processes start. These lead to rapid growth, as well as concurrent hardening, as the shoot elongates and turns into a woody culm.

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kudzu9(Zone 8a - PNW)

That's right.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2008 at 1:15AM
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