As the fastest growing plant on earth it is an easily renewable resource. It can be harvested every year after the first 5-7 years, when plants are establishing. In contrast, hardwoods have a growing cycle from 20-50 years. Bamboo also grows in dense clumps, so large amounts of this natural resource can be produced from small plots.
What about the poor Panda’s?
The Bamboo used to produce these products is all plantation grown. No bamboo has been harvested from Panda habitat areas.
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