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What is the fastest-growing edible plant in the world?

A. Bamboo

B. Jasmine

C. Nasturtiums

D. Wild Rice

A.

Bamboo is not only the fastest-growing edible plant but also the fastest-growing plant on Earth. Period. Chinese Moso bamboo can grow over 3 feet in a single day! Bamboo shoots are low in fat and calories and contain loads of fiber and potassium. They have a very mild taste but take on flavors of other foods easily and can blend into almost any cuisine.

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