How was bamboo discovered?

Bamboo is not a tree that most people think of; it is actually a grass. It is mainly used as an indigent material in construction for houses and the like. As it is grass, it has the ability to grow broad and tall sustainably. Bamboo estimately has over one thousand four hundred species worldwide.

Bamboo was discovered even before humans and was documented just seven thousand years ago from today.

The first ones who used Bamboo for constructing treehouses are the Chinese people. Even last five thousand years ago, Bamboo was evidently a sturdy material suitable for construction. It was also used to create papers and books from 200 BCE to 200 CE. Between the third and fifth centuries in China, this resulted in the different 60 known plant varieties of Bamboos.

In the 1300s, specifically during the Ming Dynasty, Bamboo was dominantly used as an ornament and material in their interiors. Chinese has used Bamboo for creating their bedding and even flooring for their homes. That escalated the versatile use of Bamboo for their indoor and outdoor homes.

When the Tang Dynasty came, Bamboo was introduced as a material in making musical instruments. With that, Bamboo has become strongly popular and became a component of their culture. Bamboo became a part of their arts, poetry, even music, and traditional Chinese meals and dishes.

Bamboo treatments have been a trend when the 1900s came, which made Bamboo seem like hardwood, making it sturdier and prolonging its life. They made it by cutting planks into the Bamboo then became laminated Bamboo flooring. The Chinese and even the Japanese are fond of this material as they used it for their homes.

Ever since then, it was known as a building material and was used worldwide. Bamboo was also associated as the World’s oldest water pipe.