CLIMATE

Bamboo consists of 46% carbon and up to 40% water. Bamboo will need (up to 20 litres per day per bamboo shrub. The best climatic temperature for cultivating bamboo is between 25 and 35 degrees. Bamboo likes a wet tropical climate with a minimum rainfall of 2000 mm per annum. The bamboo is capable of absorbing moisture from the air humidity which supplements to rainfall requirements. , humidity levels above 70% are ideal for the growth of the bamboo. Bamboo plantations are located in tropical regions where the rainfall is heavy and consistent year round. The plants will also grow in colder regions (above freezing) however the growth will be less and yields lower.