Bamboo

Probably bamboo is the most regenerative resource of the planet earth. Bamboo is self-regenerating, which makes it a renewable resource. Its sturdy characteristics allow it to grow in various climatic conditions.

Harvest Bamboo According Moon Phase

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Unlike a tree, harvesting bamboo does not kill the “tree”. Bamboo is not a tree at all, it is a giant grass. By harvesting bamboo each year, the clump is strengthened and the quality of future yield is enhanced. To increase the longevity of the bamboo, the traditional ancestral bamboo method of only harvesting during the perfect moon phase days and optimal hours of the day was used. It is critical to time the bamboo harvest so that the sugar content is at its lowest. Harvested bamboo has a low sugar content, making it less appealing to pests and fungi.

2018 vs 2020 Guadua Transformation

2 Year Transformation With Bamboo

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Showcase what can be achieved in a record time of just 24 month. In Neotropical Climate, with depleted red clay soil. On a, topographic speaking, Tropical Mountain Rainforest. With Guadua angustifolia – bamboo.

From our experience, it’s not clear for most people that transforming an area in such a short time frame is absolutely doable with bamboo. This can be inspiration for others to use bamboo for rapid transformation of tropical depleted soil.

Reforestation With Bamboo

Bamboo Reforestation within the MachuPichu Zone at Finca Yantza. The bamboo reforestation is a long-term transformation process. Reforesting zone by zone in a 2 Ha area. Mainly planting local Guadua angustifolia kunth and Dendrocalamus asper (Giant Bamboo). The area consist of a steep hill which has been terraced for enhanced access from the bottom to the very top.