Giant Moso Bamboo Seeds - Perennial evergreen Grows Edible Bamboo shoots
Moso bamboo can be found in the wild in subtropical and tropical areas of Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa, America, and even in Oceania. Moso bamboo is becoming more and more popular with gardeners.
Moso Bamboo is a winter-hardy bamboo, and the Bamboo shoots are the most commonly eaten variety, it shoots early, and can be dug in the winter.
Moso bamboo as the perennial evergreen tree are commonly used to create spectacular hedges, as well as to decorate courtyards and terraces.
Hardiness zones: 7-10, with some reports of the plants being hardy to zone 6
Germination: These seeds are easy to germinate! Soak the seeds for 2 hours before planting. Please just below the surface of the soil, and keep lightly moist until germination. One growing, place in a sunny location.
Sowing and Growing:
1. Sowing Spring or Autumn. Soak the seed with water for half hours, then disinfect the seed with 0.3% potassium permanganate for 2 to 4 hours.
2. Clean the seeds with water and soak them for 24 hours.
3. Take out the seeds and dry them for 1 to 2 hours.
4. Dig a few small holes in soil, then sow 3 to 4 seeds in each hole, cover with soil about 1.5cm.
5. Cover with straw and sprinkle profoundly water.
6. Germination will be 10 to 15 days. Keep the soil wet and weed during germination.
7. It can be transplanted after the seedling grows up 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6").