Bamboo really is a thing of wonder - versatile, sustainable, eco-friendly, super strong… you can even eat it. In fact, there’s not much that you can’t do with it.
We give you 12 bamboo facts you never you knew you needed…
1. It’s a grass. Yes, bamboo is actually a grass, not a tree, and is the fastest growing land plant in the world, growing up to 1 metre in 24 hours. (You could LITERALLY watch it grow before your very eyes…) Bamboo reaches maturity after only 3 to 5 years, unlike hardwood trees, which can take decades! 🌱