<ul><li>Bamboo is the fastest-growing woody plant on Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>It grows incredibly fast. Under the right soil and climate conditions, bamboo can grow as much as 1.5 to 2 inches per hour. </li></ul>
While an oak tree may require 120 years to grow to maturity, some species of bamboo can be harvested in three years’ time
There are around 1,250 bamboo species recognized in the world, 140 of which are found in Indonesia.
Bamboo has been used as flooring, paper, and medicines for approximately 5,000 years in Asia.