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Originally Posted by cyccommute View Post
However there are a number of herbaceous plants and trees that grow rapidly enough to be used for energy crops. Switch grass, elephant grass, kenaf, bamboo, flax, hemp, etc all grow very rapidly and can be harvested easily. Trees like poplar and willow grow fast enough to be an energy crop as well.
Cottonwood is also a fast grower, and for the Solo and knockoffs, a single mature cottonwood is about a 50 year supply of fuel...assuming you need to keep water boiling 24x7.
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