The cost of reed straw is 50%-60% lower than bamboo straw. Normally the price of reed straws price is $0.050/pcs-0.075/pcs depend on the length and quantity. However bamboo is $0.12/pcs-0.25/pcs.
Reeds in the Baiyangdian area of the North China Plain, the germination period in early April, the leaf extension period in early May, the growing season from early April to late July, the booting period from late July to early August, the heading period from early August to late, and the flowering period in August. From late to early September, the seeds mature at the beginning of October and the defoliation at the end of October. In the middle and late March of Shanghai, the buds grew from underground rhizomes, which occurred in large quantities from April to May, and flowered from September to October, with results in November. In Heilongjiang from May to June, the seedlings emerged. In the same year, only vegetative growth was carried out. From July to September, wintering buds were formed. Wintering buds sprouted from May to June, flowering from July to August, and ripening from August to September.
Bamboo grows fast, and the material is early. Once it is planted successfully, it will be used continuously. Generally, after 5-10 years of bamboo afforestation, it can be cut and used annually.
Therefore the raw materials of reeds are easier to obtain.
It can be used once or multiple times. Like ordinary straws, reed straws and bamboo straws both can be used for cold drinks, hot drinks, drinking, coffee, juice, etc.
It can be cleaned with a straw brush or boiled in boiling water and Disinfection before they are manufactured. Store in a cool, dry place for about 2 years
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