March 28, 2017

Dendrocalamus sinicus (CN) — BT1010

  • Provenance: Seeds received by Boonthammee Bamboo Garden, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, from YBN, southern China, as "Dendrocalamus sinicus, 巨龙竹 (jù lóng zhú)", collected Dec. 2016 (BT1010).
  • Photos and text information in Bamboo Seeds Catalog.
  • Seed weight: 10 g ≈ 85–110 dried spikelets (bract-wrapped seeds).
  • Seed viability: Half year under normal atmospheric conditions; one year under storage at 1–6 °C.
  • Seed germination: Germination rate high, 15 of 20 seeds germinated (75%) (test 170313).

Dendrocalamus sinicus (BT1010): Seeds