Anji Bamboo World

Anji, Zhejiang Province, China

About Anji Bamboo World

The Anji Bamboo Garden, located in Anji County, the Bamboo Home, was initiated in 1974 and jointly designed and implemented by the Research Institute of Subtropical Forestry (RISF) of the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF), Anji Lingfeng Forest Farm as well as Anji Forestry Bureau with partial finance support from the International Development Research Center of Canada (IDRC). Up to now, more than 300 bamboo species have been collected and successfully cultivated in this Garden, with the total area of 40 ha. Bamboo and some attached facilities, such as the bamboo museum, experiment building and green houses for growing sympodial bamboos. The garden, containing three function areas, i,e. the ornamental bamboo species area, introduction and taxonomy area, and demonstration area, is featured with plenty bamboo species and rich bamboo culture and is regarded as a large sized monopodial and amphipodial bamboo garden with multiple uses from scientific research, popular science education and forestry tourism to bamboo production.