Paso Bamboo Farm & Nursery

Why Bamboo?

ADVANTAGES OF BAMBOO

  • Beautiful, strong sculptural quality.

  • Exotic tropical or Asian appeal.

  • Fast, tall visual screening.

  • Multitude of species and pruning choices allows for great variety of effects from bushy, dense screen to wide-open columns, unique individual specimens to ground covers.

  • Vertical growth minimizes the footprint, especially useful for smaller, urban locations.

  • Movement of the culms creates an alive energy and MUSICAL rustling sounds.

  • Adds the greatest amount of OXYGEN TO THE AIR of any other plant.


 

BAMBOO PROJECTS THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE AIR WE BREATHE!

  • Bamboo is the fastest growing canopy for the regreening of degraded lands.

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    Bissetti Bamboo

  • Bamboo releases 35% more oxygen than equivalent stands of trees.

  • Bamboo can sequester up to 12 tons of carbon dioxide from the air per hectare (2 acres).

  • Imagine if we all add a few plants to our yards!

  • Bamboo can also lower light intensity and protects against ultraviolet rays.

Traditional belief holds that being in a bamboo grove – the favorite dwelling place of Buddha – restores calmness to emotions and stimulates creativity!

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The many beneficial environmental impacts of bamboo are best described by or friends at BambooCentral.com

Here’s a link to a very informative argumentative essay towards using bamboo instead of wood pulp for paper production.

Written by Xavier Villa:

Information by Daphne Lewis regarding bamboo’s versatility, a well known bamboo researcher.

Link: Farming Bamboo

Bamboo Farming USA provides great videos on why farming bamboo is great!

Link: Why Farm Bamboo?