Scientific Name: Phyllostachys Edulis

Other Names: Moso

Type: Imported Softwood

Origin: China

Appearance: Stray-yellow color when raw and various shades of brown when carbonized.

Characteristics: While actually classified as grass, bamboo cuts and nails like wood. The heat-treated, carbonized material is softer than the raw stock. Available in vertical, horizontal, or edge grain.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.8 Good Good 1940 2.06 19800

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