March 27, 2017

Dendrocalamus barbatus (CN) — BT1004

  • Provenance: Seeds received by Boonthammee Bamboo Garden, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, from YBN, southern China, as "Dendrocalamus barbatus, 小叶龙竹 (xiǎo yè lóng zhú)", collected Dec. 2016 (BT1004).
  • Photos and text information in Bamboo Seeds Catalog.
  • Seed weight: 10 g ≈ 320–340 dried spikelets (bract-wrapped seeds).
  • Seed viability: Six months and longer under normal atmospheric conditions; one and a half year under storage at 1-6 °C.
  • Seed germination: Germination rate moderate, 30–35% can be expected (test 170313).