About moso bamboo
Phyllostachys edulis, or Moso bamboo
Facts About Moso Bamboo: It is a temperate species of giant timber bamboo native to China and Taiwan and naturalized elsewhere. The Edulis part of the Latin name is a reference to the fact that it produces edible shoots. This bamboo can reach heights of up to 92 feet. This particular species of bamboo is the most common species used in the bamboo textile industry. Its physical properties boast an average breaking tenacity more than three times that of cotton, wool, rayon, or polyester.