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What is grass straws made from?



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.



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.