Natural First Cut Premium Bamboo Stakes, Bundle
First cut is 3 times stronger than wood, and is the best quality - more elastic, sturdier and it lasts much longer!Hand-selected, this first cut bamboo is 3 times stronger than wood and higher quality than what you can find elsewhere. Top quality bamboo with straight, flexible shafts and growth rings, or nodes, along the length of the cane that naturally vary in spacing. Sturdy and long-lasting. These are ideal for field staking, and great for use in the greenhouse or garden. Value priced per bale; buy by the bale and save!
For long-term durability before use, we recommend you store your stakes out of direct sunlight and at 65% or less humidity, with good ventilation. Keep the stakes bundled and off the ground until usage. Note:Lengths of 8 feet and up must ship motor freight; orders of multiple bales may also require special shipping, call for more information.
Be Careful and Choose First-Cut Bamboo! Bamboo is a natural, sustainable product, but not all bamboo is the same. We led the industry in carrying only first-cut bamboo, which has a more elastic structure and is sturdier and longer-lasting than subsequent cuts. Here's how it works: Let's say that, in the field, a 15-foot length of bamboo is harvested. From this 15-foot length, we need an 8-foot finished cane. The 8-foot section is taken from the more flexible, sturdier section of cane. That's first-cut bamboo. The remaining 7 feet of the cane is then offered as second-cut bamboo. If the second piece is cut to a new size, you would create third-cut bamboo and so on. This later-cut bamboo is sometimes sold cheaply, because it has fibrous walls and much less flexibility. Second-cut bamboo will be more likely to snap or split in the field. When you are comparing bamboo pricing, be sure to ask which cutting you are getting. If it is not first-cut bamboo, be aware that you are sacrificing quality and probably will be disappointed. With A.M. Leonard, you will only get the best: First-Cut!***Bamboo is a natural product. As such, there is a variance to the diameter of each stake from the base to the top. Depending on the height of the stake, the top diameter could be up to 40% less than the diameter at the base***
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