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Question: If a plant has the right everything; like sun, water and the right soil. What is the fastest growing house plant and what is the slowest growing house plant?

Answer: The giant bamboo of Myanmar is believed to be the fastest growing plant. It can grow up to 18 inches in one day.

The record for the slowest growing plant is held by the dioon plant. Dioon spinulosum grows in Mexico and has an average growth rate of .020 inches per year.

Both are popular houseplants.

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