Bamboo is a perennial evergreen plants that are some of the fastest growing plants in the world. Because of their unique rhizome-dependent system, certain species can grow up to 35 inches within a 24 hour time period.
So can rabbits eat bamboo?
Yes bamboo wood is great for rabbits to chew on as rabbits love to chew on woods such as bamboo to grind their teeth down. So gathering up bamboo for your rabbit can be a good thing to do. They can chew it any time.
Just make sure that the bamboo wood has not been treated, or sprayed with insecticide.
It is worth soaking the wood in hot water and then drying it to ensure it is clear of any insects before giving to your rabbit.
Can rabbits eat bamboo leaves?
Yes bamboo leaves are great for rabbits to eat, just make sure that they haven’t been treated with insecticide or aren’t plagued with insects.