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How Bamboo Grows

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We’ve all heard that bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world, but exactly how fast does it grow? According to Guinness World Records, some species of bamboo can grow up to 2.91 feet in a single day. That means it grows almost 1.5 inches every hour! So, how does this incredibly fast-growing plant grow anyway? Below Ground Like all plants, bamboo starts out as a seed. The...

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The Symbolism of Bamboo

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Bamboo has long been a source of inspiration. Bruce Lee drew on the imagery of bamboo when he offered this advice: “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” This advice not only applies to martial arts, but to life. If Bruce Lee hadn’t been as strong and flexible as a bamboo reed, he wouldn’t have radically changed...

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3 Interesting Facts about Bamboo

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Most people know that bamboo makes up 99% of a panda’s diet, but what else do you know about bamboo? For instance, do you know why bamboo products are environmentally conscientious? Do you know any other reasons why you would use bamboo? What can you make out of bamboo anyway? To answer these questions and more, three interesting facts about bamboo are listed below. Bamboo helps the environment...

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