Lucky Bamboo Pyramid Shape-
Chinese Legend says a gift of Lucky Bamboo can bring Good Luck, Prosperity, Wealth, and Happiness.
Lucky Bamboo is an indoor house plant grown from the dark tropical rain forest.
It is easy to care for and makes great favors for weddings, parties, baby showers, holidays, or birthdays.
Care Tips and Instructions-
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.
We highly recommend bottled water or filtered water. Tap water contains chlorine that will cause the tip of the leaves to turn brown.
If you must use tap water, you can eliminated most of the chlorine 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.
Q-What to do if the leaves are turning yellow?
A-The two most common reasons for yellow leaves are-
1- High chlorine in the water. A common problem for Lucky Bamboo plants are chlorine.
Tap water contains chlorine that are not good for your plant. It can cause brown tip or cause the leaves to turn yellow. If you continue to use the water, the yellowing will continue to spread.
Try using bottled water of filtered water.
2- Plant exposed to direct sunlight. If you have the window blinds open or have a ceiling sky light, the bamboo may be expose to sunlight when the sun shift while you are at work or away from the plant.
Move it to a different location you know for sure does not have any direct sunlight. Your plant does not required any light from the sun. It will be fine with light source from your the light bulb and lamps.
Q-What to do if the Lucky Bamboo Stalks are turning yellow?
A-The roots of the Lucky Bamboo Stalks or the container is contaminated. Root rotting is common if you do not replace your plant arrangements with fresh water.
If you are using rocks to support the bamboo, remove the rocks.
Rinse the container with mild soap and air dry.
Insert the plants in the container and add water. Do not add the rocks yet.
The rocks may contain chemicals that are affecting the plants. Once you know for certain it is not the rocks, you may add rocks back in to support the plant.
Ensure that you rinse the rocks with mild soap before insert it in the container
Change the water every 10-14 days.
A-The plant is not getting enough water. The roots is where the plants gets its water from. So let's take a look at it. Remove the rocks or soil. Plants that have more roots will drink more water that plants with bare root system.
Make sure you keep at least 1 inch of water at all times. If the bamboo is not too stress from the lack of water, it may recover and the wrinkles may disappear. Some of the leaves will turn yellow/brown from the stress. Gently peel off the yellow/brown leaves.