Dendrocalamus asper (S1) seeds were collected in Yunnan province China. It can reach 10-18 cm in diameter and 16-26 m in height. Its internode is 40-50 cm long and culm thickness 2-3 cm. Its branching habit is high, with a dominant branch and many small branches.
Dendrocalamus asper shoots are edible. It's one of the main bamboo species for shoot production in Asia. Dendrocalamus asper poles are strong and durable, good for construction, charcoal, biofuel, paper making, textile, etc.
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