Lucky Bamboo (Straight Striped – Gold Pot)

Lucky Bamboo (Straight Striped – Gold Pot)

$48.00 inc. GST

Pot Size: Approx.  14cm(Ø) x 11cm(H)

Overall Height approximately (38cm)

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Lucky Bamboo (Straight Striped – Gold Pot)

  • The “Lucky Bamboo Plant” really isn’t a bamboo even though it may resemble one.
  • It comes from the Dracaena family and is the species Dracaena Sanderiana.
  • Also known as Lucky Bamboo, Ribbon Dracaena, Ribbon Plant, Belgian Evergreen, Chinese Water Bamboo, Friendship Bamboo, Water Bamboo.
  • It is native to Cameroon in West Africa.
  • It has become widely popular due to its ability to intertwine eastern mysticism with western new age culture.
  • It is a popular Feng Shui plant.
  • It can be grown hydroponically or in soil.
  • They make a wonderful gift for a home or office, everyone loves the unusual look, combined with easy care and long-lasting display.
PROPER CARE FOR DRACAENA SANDERIANA

LIGHT

  • Bright indirect light.
  • Too much direct sunlight can cause the leaves to burn.
  • Lack of light will cause weak growth, stretching, and poor color.
  • Low light conditions will, also, cause stunted growth and inhibit new leaf growth.
  • The light requirements the same whether grown in water or in soil.

TEMPERATURE

  • Dracaena sanderiana needs moderate temperature.
  • Normal household temperatures are fine 16-24°C (60-75°F).
  • However, placing it next to an air vent or a door can cause problems due to rapid temperature changes.
DRACAENA SANDERIANA GROWN IN WATER
  • Grown in water is known under the common name Lucky Bamboo.
  • Erect, bright green, cane-like stem with terminal, corkscrew twist bearing shoots of small, lance-shaped, parallel-veined, green leaves.
  • WATER
    • The water level should be at least 5cm (2 in).
    • Make sure the roots are covered with water; add water to keep the water level constant.
    • Every couple of weeks change the water completely.
    • Refill the container with clean water. It is sensitive to the salts and chemicals in tap water; use distilled water or rainwater if possible.
    • If you must use tap water let it set in an open container overnight; this will let the chlorine evaporate.
    • However, there is no way to remove the fluoride from the tap water.
    • Fluoride can cause leaf tips to turn brown.
    • Low humidity can cause leaf tips to turn brown as well.
    • Mist the leaves every couple of days if the lack of humidity is a problem.
  • FERTILIZER
    • Fertilize the plant every couple of months.
    • A diluted (tenth of the normal strength) water-soluble houseplant fertilizer.
    • The best time to fertilize is when you change the water.
    • Lucky Bamboo liquid fertilizer is a handy fertilizer to use.
DRACAENA SANDERIANA GROWN IN SOIL
  • Grown in the soil is known under the common name Ribbon Plant.
  • Lance-shaped, twisted, shiny, green leaves with cream/white margin; Up to 22cm (8 in) long; a tall erect, cane-like stem; bunches of 10’s.
  • SOIL & WATER
    • It should be kept moderately moist.
    • It does not like to be soggy or dry.
    • To determine water needs stick your finger in the soil up to your first knuckle (about 2cm (1 in) deep); if the soil feels dry, it is the time to water the plant.
    • It is very important for it has good drainage when planted in soil.
    • It will need to be misted every couple of days.
  • FERTILIZER
    • It requires the same type of fertilizer as those grown in water, however, you will need to fertilize once a month.
    • Just replace one of your regular water cycles with the diluted water-soluble fertilizer.
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