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The moso is a bamboo plant that grows in China and the far east. After the moso is planted, no visible growth occurs for up to five years – event under ideal conditions!
Then, as if by magic, it suddenly begins growing at the rate of nearly two and one half feet per day, reaching a full height of ninety feet within six weeks.
But it’s not magic. The moso’s rapid growth is due to the miles of roots it develops during those first five years, five years of getting ready.
BY JOEL WELDON, “The Sower’s Seeds”
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