The Wonders of Bamboo

Bamboo is a flowering evergreen perennial from the grass family known as Poaceae. Along with other grasses fro the Poaceae family Bamboo tends to be hollow on the inside and has a wood like texture. Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants in the world. Some species of Bamboo can grow up to 36 inches in 24 hours, that is 1 inch every 40 minutes.

Having a higher compressive strength than wood, brick or concrete  Bamboo also has a  tensile strength that rivals steel. Because of this Bamboo has economical significance. Through out Asia Bamboo is used for building materials, as a food source, and a versatile raw product. Bamboo is also great for filtering gout airborne toxins such as carbon dioxide, formaldehyde and Benzene. It is amazing how versatile Bamboo is and it is a relatively easy crop to grow.

In Chinese tradition Bamboo the significance of lucky Bamboo depends on how many stalks you have. I am talking about the variety of Bamboo that you out inside your home, not the kind that you see along side the road that grows in voluptuous crops. There are different meanings associated with the arrangements of Bamboo. Two stalks represent love, three represent Fu (happiness), Lu (wealth), and Soh (long life), four stalks represents the parts of life that impact wealth. The arrangements go up to ten stalks and ends with twenty one which represents a powerful blessing.

Bamboo is highly momentous and is consistently sought after. There is high demand for house plants nowadays and Bamboo is a plant that you will find in most peoples homes. Bamboo is also used for many decorative designs, as well as furniture. It is important to know have the knowledge about something that we as people use so frequently and in many ways. In a way by educating ones self in even the smallest things such as what kind of house plant one has in their home, or the Bamboo chair they own, we are showing respect for the materials we are lucky to have. It also creates more of a personal significance, and I can certainly tell you that after learning more about Bamboo I would love to have more pieces in my home crafted from it. The Bamboo pieces that we sell at Room Dividers are special to us because we feel that they represent a culture and a style that we hold high respect for. We are simply captivated by the hues of Bamboo, it is not easy to miss the various shades of green and tan.

We offer alluring pieces made from Bamboo that will compliment any and all spaces, adding a simple touch of nature to your space. Take a peek at what we have to offer!

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