National Geographic : 1926 Sep
THE GOVERNMENT'S BAMBOO FARM NEAR SAVANNAH This magnificent grove of canes has sprung from a single shoot of bamboo planted 35 years ago.From itthe United States Department of Agriculture has shipped thousands of plants throughout the South and Southwest. Bamboo flourishes inthe United States from Virginia toCalifornia (see text, page 295). Each plant in this grove attained its full height in a single season's growth. Some ofthe canes grew atthe rate offrom 12to 17 inches in 24 hours.