What is Bamboo

Bamboo is the type of grass plant, and considered as the a productive type of grass. Bamboo is flexible, and woody grass that is used for several purposes. When we think about grass the perception may be a lush green type of grass, but the story with bamboo is quite different. Bamboo is used as a hardwood material in manufacturing the furnitures which are known as bamboo furniture. There are more than 100 types of bamboo species in the world today which is different according to the climate conditions. Mostly, these species are identified according to the flower of the bamboo plants.

Bamboo is an old plant which has been used by mankind since centuries, and considered as an evergreen plant. Sometimes bamboo is also classified according to the soil on which they grow. There are two main types of bamboo plants in this regard running bamboo, and clumping bamboo. The running bamboo mostly grown in large landscape areas as these types of plants spread all over the place, whereas clumping bamboo mostly grown in a garden area, and stays in one place. The main difference between those two types of bamboo plants is the shape of the roots.

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