Arrow Bamboo

Pseudosasa japonica


Other Name:
Japanese Arrow Bamboo

Arrow Bamboo is a non-native species that has been found in a small number of places in Virginia, including Northern Virginia. Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants in the world. Because it grows so quickly, it is considered to be invasive. It is used extensively as a food source and as a building material. It's load-bearing strength is greater than brick or concrete.

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Arrow Bamboo
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