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Have you faced any of these issues before ?

  • "I'm looking for new and better materials, but I can't seem to find them..."
  • "I want to do my part for the environment, but I don't know where to begin..."
  • "I'm trying to improve my business in the field of agriculture of livestock, but I don't know what resources to leverage..."
  • "I want to innovate in the field of agriculture or livestock, but I can't find the right resources to do so..."
  • "I want to provide safe ways for children to learn about the environment and tree planting, but I'm not sure where to begin..."

The fields of agriculture and livestock are replete with complex issues.
Are you struggling to resolve these and blaze a path forward?
Perhaps you don't know what to do or where to begin.

If that sounds like you, we are exactly on the same page with you and ready to help.

"Yanagimotodake" is a plant that will solve
all of these issues and more !

What is "Yanagimotodake" ?



"Yanagimotodake" is a brand-new, one-of-a-kind plant that was produced through the unique blend of the willow tree and bambo.
It allows for restoring forests in a short time and contributing to local economies.


With great resilience and growing in an upright shape, the material is excellently suited to structural uses. Furthermore, since "Yanagimotodake" is white in color, it can be used to produce pulp without needing to bleach it.


Furthermore, "Yanagimotodake" can be put to use in fields as diverse as structural materials, textile materials, interior products, and more.

It can also be used in place of concrete in river dike construction projects.


There are many new applications waiting to be researched going forward.

The willow ("yanagi") has strong roots and is resilient to climates with high salt content, such as along coastlines.


Furthermore, bamboo ("take") grows quickly and, like the willow tree, has no problems growing in wetlands rich in groundwater.


"Yanagimotodake" features an analogous structure that enables it to be used to disaster-proof bodies of water for greater resilience.


The Forest Research and Management Organization has made use of willow tree cultivation as an alternative to fossil fuels.

However, it takes considerable time for willows to reach a suitable size for use, making the material impractical at this point in time.


However, "Yanagimotodake" grows quickly and is adaptable to a range of uses.

Patented: Grafting device making use of soil clusters, utility model registration #3180219

The registration date: 2012.11.14

An inventor: Environmental Health Laboratory, Inc. Tadashi Miyamoto


Feature of "Yanagimotodake"

This material was developed out of a focus on the fact that the willow tree and bamboo have a similar fibrous structure. Since they are used for soil clusters and cultivation, the result compared to traditional trees is a material that:

  • ・Grows faster and is easy to plant
  • ・Is a fibrous mass
  • ・Is hardy and robust
  • ・Has a fibrous part of the wood that is pure white

And much more !


Yanagimotodake grows quickly and is easy to cultivate, and it withstands extreme cold even in frigid regions. The combination of bamboo and willow has a rich fibrous content that makes it very robust and resilient.


The fibers are white, producing a cross-section with a clean appearance, making the product suited to craft and artisanal goods.


After drying, the product is very light and resilient, making it much more workable than traditional broadleaf tree products.


Yanagimotodake grows quickly and reaches a height of six meters by its second year, growing to a diameter upwards of 15 centimeters, making it a fast-growing plant that can be used to claw back early profits.


In recent years, environmental damage has led to increased landslides around the world.

In Japan's mountainous regions, manmade forests have fallen into disrepair and the mountains are in decay.

Within this context, yanagimotodake serves as a form of lumber that can be quickly grown and harvested.


Over the last few decades, natural forests have been stable, but it is of critical importance that they be protected from disasters, in particular in the context of broadleaf forests.


When yanagimotodake grows, it puts roots below the soil that are upwards of four meters long.

Also hardy against saline soils, the plant can be used as a breakwater along rivers and coastline.


Because manmade forests in Japan were left unattended and unfelled, there is a large quantity of lumber there.

Since before WWII, manmade larch and cedar forests were rapidly built up.


As economic growth slowed down and inexpensive lumber from overseas began to enter the country, domestic forests fell on a decline, leading them to become abandoned and not maintained.


Yanagimotodake has a fast rate of growth, quick profitability cycle, and can be leveraged to make wide use of lumber assets, making it a very economically beneficial material for the forestry industries.


Going forward, exploring ways of developing manifold uses of lumber while growing yanagimotodake in uncultivated, remote mountain regions will allow for protecting domestic forests and preventing natural disasters through flood control, thereby protecting the environment.


Its expanded use in industrial fields also allows for the better activation of forest resources.

Practical uses of yanagimotodake

Example1. Alternative energy source

Yanagimotodake contains ethanol, allowing it to be used as a fuel to yield 250L/ton of material.

As fossil fuels and crude oil become increasingly unstable sources of fuel, this material acts as a groundbreaking alternative energy source.


Example2. Alternative to synthetics

Yanagimotodake also contains antibacterial properties, with a large content of lignin oil and fiber, so it can be applied to the food industry and act as a safe alternative product in applications like pharmaceuticals and industrial products, where chemical products would ordinarily be used.


Example3. New material for use in lightweight applications in automotives and aviation

Given its ability to withstand temperatures up to 300 degrees Celsius, this item has great utility in industrial and production contexts and can serve as a material enabling lightweight automotive and aviation solutions.


Example4. Sale of seedlings


Example5. Chests of drawers


Example6. Coffins


Example7. Lunch box separators


Example8. Residential material, building material, structural material

*Yanagimotodake has eight times the tensile strength of standard wood.


Example9. Paper and pulp materials

*Can be used to create a refined quality paper without bleaching


Example10. Activated charcoal

*25x greater than porous bamboo


Example11. Reduced CO2 emissions


Example12. Breakwaters (tsunami and landslide protection)


Example13. Instrument material


Example14. Plant-derived plastics


Example15. Textiles


Example16. Desert greening


Example17. Biomass fuel


Example18. Health foods (tea, collagen products)


And much more... in this way, "Yanagimotodake" is truly a treasure of trove of untapped potential !

We would consider it a great shame to not share these assets with the world.

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We encourage you to make use of "Yanagimotodake" to improve your firm's (or organization's) business and work with us to give back to society.


If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback about "Yanagimotodake", or if you are even the slightest bit interested, would you like to know more ?

Please do not hesitate to contact us !


We endeavor to handle all of your inquiries in a serious fashion and with good faith.


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