Bamboo Stems, also called bamboo slender weaver, stinging bamboo, coarse bamboo and weaver’s bamboo are a single species of perennial bamboo from the poaceae family which is indigenous to China. The subspecies are widely cultivated in Australia. These trees are highly prolific and grow in a wide variety of environments from swamps to floodplains. The stalks, called xylem, and nodes are hollow and contain tiny needle-like branches called solar cells that trap insects when they get stuck inside them.
How To Learn Bamboo Stems, Needle Weaving And Other Bamboo Facts
Because of the fine quality and strength of the bamboo twigs and the needles used to make these garments, bamboo weaving has been a practice for several thousand years. Bamboo is considered the most durable plant on the planet, and many different cultures have developed bamboo weaving techniques and art over the years. In India, bamboo is often used in household furnishings and interior decoration. Bamboo can be used for flooring, wall-coverings, furniture, pottery, musical instruments, building materials and books.
In Australia, bamboo weaving is starting to become a very popular hobby. Bamboo weavers use special equipment to create detailed, colorful weaves out of the finest bamboo leaves and bamboo shafts. You can find a variety of bamboo weaving patterns online at affordable prices.