Lucky Bamboo Care Tips and Instructions

Lucky Bamboo Care

You may of received a lucky bamboo plant as a gift or bought one. Lucky Bamboo plants are one of the easiest plants to take care of. Let start with the basic instructions for keeping it alive:

  • It is a indoor plant. Keep it away from direct sunlight.
  • Make sure the water level is above the roots of the plants. Keeping it above 1 inch is sufficient.

It’s that simple. Follow these two rules and your plant will live for some time. If you want your lucky bamboo to flourish and last a few years, following the tips and instructions below.

Lucky Bamboo Care Tips
Lucky Bamboo Care Tips

More Lucky Bamboo Care Tips and Instructions

Tips to ensure a healthy and long-lasting Lucky Bamboo plant:

LIGHT:

Lucky Bamboo will do best with moderate levels of indirect light. Do not expose plant to direct sunlight, such as a sunny windowsill. The direct sunlight is too strong for the plant and cause the leaves to warp and the leaves will turn brown. Lucky Bamboo should always be keep indoors.

WATER:

We highly recommend bottled water or filtered water. Tap water contains fluoride that will cause the tip of the leaves to turn brown. If you must use tap water, you can eliminated most of the fluoride and chemical by letting it sit 24 hours before adding it to the plant. To prevent the roots from drying, always keep the water level at least 1″ high. Do not submerge the plants completely underneath the water. The top of the stalk much be expose to air so that it can breathe properly. Change the water every 14 days to prevent the roots from rotting.

NUTRIENTS

Only use plant food or fertilizers made specifically for Lucky Bamboo such as “Super Green Plant Food”. Lucky bamboo do not require any nutrients or fertilizers. It can last for years with clean water. Plant food or fertilizer can help aid the health of Lucky Bamboo plants.

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  1. I used Miracle Gro on my Lucky Bamboo. I only used it one time, on the day I bought the plant. Then I saw on your site that it says Miracle Gro kills Lucky Bamboo plants. I haven’t used it a second time but I was wondering if it’s already to late. How toxic is Miracle Gro?

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