Ramie Bast Fiber



Ramie is white fiber that is also known as China grass.



Although China is the major producer, ramie


is also grown in other countries, such as the


Philippines and Brazil. It is a fine, absorbent,


and quick-drying fiber. I t is the most resistant


to mildew and rotting of all plant fibers, and it


is the strongest. Ramie is lightly stiff and has


high natural luster and low elongation. it is similar to flax, and its end uses include


apparel for the mass market, some interior furnishings, ropes, and industrial threads.


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