|Under normal conditions this Chinese species
doesn't grow more than 4 feet tall. It can be
grown well in containers. Its leaves may be the
largest of any cultivated bamboo reaching lengths
of 2 feet and width of 4 inches.
Bamboo is a common term for a large number of
giant grasses that include many different species
and varieties. There are two main types of bamboo.
Runner types send out underground stems to varying
distances and sent up a vertical shoot. These will
grow in large thickets or grove if left alone.
Runners are mainly found in temperate regions.
Clump bamboos have underground stems that sprout
vertical shoots much closer their parent plants
glowing slowly outward. Clumpers tend to be
tropical or subtropical. Bamboo has many uses
worldwide from building mate