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What is grass straws made from?

28/03/2020

 

What are the grass straws made from?

Grass straws are gradually becoming HOT and are expected to be substitutes for plastic straws and other disposable straws.

Grass straws are produced mainly from Lepironia. This is grown naturally along Mekong Delta.

Cây cỏ bàng làm ống hút cỏ

The Lepironia field

 

According to Wiki, they has a scientific name Lepironia articulata, belongs to the genus Lepironia in the family Papyrus (Cyperaceae).

 

Growth life 

Lepironia lives for about 5 to 7 years. By the fourth year, they start growing old and barren. At that time, the grass will wilt and die.

 

Size

The maximum size of a mature Lepironia is over 1.5 m high and 5 to 10 mm in diameter

 

Kích thước cây cỏ bàng

Leporonia after cutting

 

They are planted with tubers. When planting compulsory grass field to have water for living

 

Trồng cây cỏ bàng

Grow Leporonia 

 

Where is the Lepironia grown most now?

Currently, they are grown in South of Vietnam. Especially in Long An, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh and Kien Giang province

 

Where to buy straws?

If you need to buy a straw. Please refer to the grass straw at Natufarm.com.vn. Our straws are made from 100% clean and safe grass.

Ensuring safety in food hygiene.In addition, we are confident to be the first factory to apply science and technology to plant and produce straws. So surely will give customers the best products with the competitive prices.