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Plants In Ancient China

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on 30 May 2014

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Plants In Ancient China
Chinese people have many gardens. So, they would smell all of those beautiful plants. Plants help us in many different kinds of stuff like food, we plant food. If you also want to see all of those gardens go to China. Before you go, you should read these facts and plant many kinds of different plants.
Plants On The Silk Road
The plants that were on the Silk Road were food. For example, walnut, cucumber, onion, black pepper, carrot, and watermelon. There were many medicinal plants on the Silk Road because people sometimes would be sick. More than 500 of the most expensive flowers were on the Silk Road.
Plants, Plants, and More Plants
In China, there are more than 32,000 kinds of plants. There are more than 7,000 kinds of woody plants. China also has more than 2,000 kinds of edible plants (edible plants are plants that you can eat). There were more than 3000 kinds of medicinal plants. and more than 1450 species of bamboo.
How Does Bamboo Help Us?
The bamboo absorbs carbon dioxide and makes 30% more oxygen than trees. Bamboo eliminates 70% of bacterias. Bamboo cools people when it's hot, and heats people when it's cold. When the leaves of the bamboo falls onto the ground, it gets in the soil and grows a new bamboo.
More Facts You Should Know About Bamboo
Many people think that bamboo is a type of tree, but that's not true. Bamboo is a type of woody grass! Bamboo grows about 90cm a day and 1.6inches an hour. The higher bamboo grows about 1300cm. And the bamboo lives for about 120years.
In Conclusion...
In conclusion, China has made many things for us to make our life easier and better. In Ancient China there were many plants and maybe those plants now are with us to help us. Like how bamboos help us have better oxygen and help people have strong houses. I hope you know that and plant plants!
A Chinese Plant
This plant is a medicinal plant. It helps for irritation of throat, loss of voice and helps your lungs.
Bamboo Forests in China
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