This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
In many of our seed stores Rofia is introduced in competition with Linden bark for tying plants. It is not quite so low in price, but is sometimes thought to go further. It is simply the split leaves of a palm of Madagascar - Sagus Ruffia.