Attractive appearance and unusual structure, this seasonal plant is really flexible and durable, making it an extremely valuable for arranging indoor areas where many pot plants today cannot survive.
Lucky bamboo is a standard part of the offer of almost all flower stores and common choice of numerous customers. Each of us at least once got this unusual plant, either in the bouquet, either by itself, however after discovering that it does not need special care and a lot of attention, definitely for many has become a favoritepart of their house.
What probably most do not know, it’s interesting that this plant is not bamboo! It is really a plant called Dracaena sanderiana its appearance is very similar to bamboo, which explains the name that was popularized in the world.
There are 3 basic forms of so-called lucky bamboo– straight bamboo, twisted bamboo and bamboo freestyle. These three kinds are later served as the basis for the development of many varieties that can be discovered in stores.
You need to know a few details about this interesting plant, and to give it a little attention to embellish your home for many years.
- Lucky bamboo is kept in water
- You should change or add water every 10 days to 2 weeks, as soon draws nutrients. Use to reuse water and fill the vase up to about 10 cm in height
- It is sensitive to direct sunshine, which can result in discoloration of leaves (becoming yellow).
- The leaves can change color to yellow due to excess of chlorine in the water, and if this happens, remove them in order to developed new leaves instead of these.
- It grows in a wide temperature level range, from about 15 to 32oC.
- Supplemental feeding is not needed, however you can add a little liquid fertilizer from time to time.