Bamboo facts you probably didn’t know….. 

• Bamboo can grow up to 120cms per day depending upon the growing conditions
• It can grow to its full season within 3-4 months
• Bamboo is a naturally hardy plan and does not need pesticides of fertilisers to help it grow
• Bamboo consumes five times more greenhouse gases and releases 35% more oxygen than a similar stand of timber trees
• The root system of the Bamboo plant has been linked to improving soil erosion in high risk areas
• The yield a farmer can produce from one acre of Bamboo is almost 10 times greater than could be harvested from an acre of cotton – what a fantastic use of land
• Almost all water required to sustain a Bamboo stand is achieved through rainfall only – a fraction of what is used to grow most textile plants