Winter Bamboo Shoots are also referred to as Mengtsung Bamboo Shoots; they are grown in Luku Town, at an altitude of over 1,000m. It is an extensive crop, with a plantation area of 2,500 hectares. Bamboo shoots harvested in Winter are called Winter Bamboo Shoots, while those harvested in Spring are called Spring Bamboo Shoots. Winter Bamboo Shoots grow underground, thus must be uprooted with hoes; they are free from disease and pest infestation, and are truly a clean, hygienic vegetable. Winter Bamboo Shoots are aromatic, rich in fiber, iron and energy, which in turn improves digestion, appetite, weight control and skin condition. In Winter, Winter Bamboo Shoots are a favorite dish among consumers. Generally speaking, Winter Bamboo Shoots and Wild Celery are the most representative mountain delicacies of Luku Town.