Botanical name: Bambusa balcooa Roxb.
Origin: Northern India, Bangladesh
Climate: Tropical to sub-tropical
Type: Clumping bamboo, non-invasive
Propagation method: Tissue culture (Micro-propagation) Max. dimensions: Culm length: 12-20 m Culm diameter: 8-15 cm Internode length: 20-40 cm Preferred soil: heavy-textured soils with good drainage.
1000 plants / acre
Yield 40 ton/ yr after 5th year
Harvesting starts from 5th year onwards every year
Current cost is ₹4000 / ton
Rate ₹ 40 + transport at actual
Plant height min 1.5 ft max 2 ft