The lucky bamboo is a truly gorgeous addition to your home or office decor and very popular in India. They are flowering plants native to Central Africa. It is a spectacular perennial plant that is attached to the Feng Shui traditions. The slender stalks which look like bamboo have different significance depending on how many of them you possess. Two stalks me N love, while three signifies happiness and ten shows perfection.
The lucky bamboo stem is fleshy. But the plant isn’t just about its stems that can be curdled or even into patterns. It also has leaves which are often a bit twisted and vibrant with bright grey green colours. They are very hardy forgiving plants and will last long even when poorly maintained.
- Other names: Other common names for the lucky bamboo plant include Ribbon plant, Curly bamboo, Feng Shui Water Bamboo, Ribbon Dracaena, Goddess of Mercy’s plant and Dracaena sanderiana.
- Planting environment: Lucky bamboos will generally do well indoors, especially as table top moss ball plants.
- Sunlight: The plants prefer little light to stay happy and bright.
- Watering/Soaking: Soak the moss ball 3/4th in water for 5 minutes once a two weeks or whenever you feel the moss ball dry and light in weight.
- Misting: Mist the lucky bamboo plant frequently.
- Fertilisation: Feed the plant with very little quantity of diluted liquid fertiliser once a month. Lucky bamboos can be susceptible to overfeeding.
- Temperature: Keep the lucky bamboo plant in warmer temperatures between 65 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Avoid positioning near heating vents.