Depending on the species,Bamboo can be harvested average in 3 years. Hardwoods like oak take at least 40 years to mature before they can be harvested.
Unlike trees, which never grow back after being cut down. When bamboo is harvested it will grow a new shoot from its extensive root system with no needed for additional planting or cultivation.
Once hardwood forests are clear-cut and the nutrients are washed away by rainfall. Bamboo roots remain in place after harvesting where they prevent erosion and help retain nutrients for the next crop.
Bamboo fiber has functions of anti-bacteria and deodorization.