Lucky Bamboo: See Plant Care and Decorating Tips

Let's talk about Lucky Bamboo today, you know? This different plant, full of symbolism and very beautiful, meets the scientific name of Dracaena sanderiana . Ideal to be grown indoors, the Lucky Bamboo is curiously not a bamboo despite the name. The plant actually belongs to the family of Ruscaceae , the same as the elephant's foot and other dracenas.

Another curiosity is that although it originates in Africa, Lucky Bamboo has gained popularity even in the East, especially within the Chinese Feng Shui technique. There, the plant has high spiritual value and for each number of stems is assigned a different meaning.

For example, a lucky bamboo with two stems means luck in love, three stems is synonymous with wealth, longevity and happiness, five stems symbolizes creativity and enthusiasm, seven stems is a sign of good health and a lucky bamboo with ten stems represents the fullness.

O Feng Shui it also attributes other special meanings to the Lucky Bamboo, among them, it is believed that the plant attracts good energy, prosperity and, of course, much luck. However, for these effects to be received in fact the ideal is that you get the Lucky Bamboo gift, but in case this does not happen you can gift your home with it.

Another Eastern tradition says that Lucky Bamboo should be given as a gift on occasions that mark a new beginning, such as moving house, marriage, childbirth or gaining a new job. And at the time of giving, the plant should be tied by a ribbon of red satin to attract good health to the recipient and activate even more mystical powers of the plant.

But the question that does not want to shut up is how to take care of lucky bamboo? The answer is below, comes to check:

How to Care for Lucky Bamboo

Lucky Bamboo is a very easy to care for plant, does not require great maintenance and can be cultivated quietly indoors, as it does not support intense light, much less direct sunlight.

So the best way to take good care of lucky bamboo is to: water the plant often - it needs moist soil - and keep it in a place protected from excess light. Only that? Yes, that's all.

Lucky Bamboo can also be grown directly inside the water, in glass pots or even in aquariums along with fish. In this case it is important to change the water every two or three days and wash the container and the stones that accompany the plant.

When you notice that the lucky bamboo branches are very jagged pruning to keep them in balance. And if the leaves show a yellowish tone it is a sign that the plant needs to receive more light, change it and the problem will be solved.

Lucky Bamboo: Model it any way you want

Lucky Bamboo is a plant that receives many types of modeling. It can take on shapes of towers, spirals and hearts, but bamboo of braided luck is the most popular of all. However, if you want to cultivate a model like this, prefer to buy one that already comes in the format, since to braid it requires a certain technique and skill.

How To Make Lucky Bamboo Seedlings

To make Lucky Bamboo seedlings is also very simple. The plant multiplies by stakes four to eight centimeters long. To get the stakes simply break a stalk and leave it in the water until it begins to take root.

Lucky Bamboo: where to buy and price

With the popularization of Lucky Bamboo it was very easy to find the plant to sell. Nowadays it is possible to buy it in stores such as Home Centers, flower shops, landscaping and gardening stores and even in large supermarket chains.

The price of Lucky Bamboo varies according to plant size and modeling received. Braided models tend to be more expensive, but in general it is possible to buy a Lucky Bamboo from R $ 20.

When it comes to buying Lucky Bamboo it is important to note some details that demonstrate the health and vitality of the plant. So watch the color of the leaves, they must be pretty green. The stem should be thick, looking good and showing no blemishes.

Following the proper care you can enjoy a beautiful plant inside the house. Not to mention that she will reciprocate bringing luck and prosperity to her home. But how about you now enchant yourself with beautiful surroundings decorated with Lucky Bamboo? So you are gaining inspiration. Check out:

Picture 1 - Lucky bamboo brings a zen and SPA climate when placed in the bathroom.

Lucky bamboo brings zen and SPA mood when placed in the bathroom

Image 2 - Cultivated in water, this lucky bamboo gained spiral format.

Cultivated in water, this lucky bamboo gained spiral format

Picture 3 - Individual bamboo branches of luck form a modern and refreshing arrangement for the house; highlight the small red Chinese lanterns hanging from the leaves.

The individual bamboo branches of luck form a modern and refreshing arrangement for the house; highlight the small red Chinese lanterns hanging from the leaves

Picture 4 - Lucky bamboo and bonsai: oriental landscaping icons straight to the interior decoration.

Lucky bamboo and bonsai: oriental landscaping icons straight to the interior decoration

Picture 5 - Braided lucky bamboo can gain varied shapes and models, since the plant is very malleable.

Braided lucky bamboo can gain varied shapes and models, since the plant is very malleable

Picture 6 - If the option is to plant the bamboo of the luck directly in the earth capriche in the choice of the pot, a good option are those of pottery.

If the option is to plant the bamboo of luck directly on the earth capriche in the choice of pot, a good option are the pottery

Picture 7 - Remember: the number of stems of lucky bamboo influences the mystical meaning of the plant.

Remember: the number of stems of lucky bamboo influences the mystical meaning of the plant

Image 8 - White vases guarantee a modern and minimalist touch to lucky bamboos.

White vases guarantee a modern and minimalist touch to lucky bamboos

Image 9 - Lucky bamboo can reach up to 1.5 meters in height, especially when planted freely in nature.

Lucky bamboo can reach up to 1.5 meters in height, especially when planted freely in nature

Image 10 - The versatility of lucky bamboo is another positive feature of the plant: it fits in with any decorating style.

The versatility of lucky bamboo is another positive feature of the plant: it fits in with any decorating style

Image 11 - When lucky bamboo is grown in water it is important to sanitize the container every two or three days.

When lucky bamboo is cultivated in the water it is important to sanitize the container every two or three days

Image 12 - The lucky bamboo fell like a glove in this bathroom clad with wood.

Lucky bamboo fell like a glove in this wood-clad bathroom

Picture 13 - There is no way to be enchanted with the braided bamboo of luck.

There is no way not to be enchanted by the braided bamboo of luck

Picture 14 - Use the lucky bamboo as a decoration for the dinner table, see how beautiful the proposal is.

Use lucky bamboo as a dinner table ornament, see how beautiful the proposal is.

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Lucky Bamboo: See Plant Care and Decorating Tips

Image 16 - The more space you give to lucky bamboo, the more it will grow.

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Picture 17 - A zen and oriental touch to make the kitchen even more beautiful and personalized.

A zen and oriental touch to make the kitchen even more beautiful and personalized

Picture 18 - In the water, bamboo stems of luck last for a long time.

In the water, bamboo stems of luck last for a long time

Picture 19 - Environments decorated with wood and natural fibers perfectly match the lucky bamboo.

Environments decorated with wood and natural fibers perfectly match the luck bamboo

Image 20 - Undeniable as the corner of the bench became more charming and zen with the lucky bamboo vase.

Undeniable as the corner of the bench became more charming and zen with the lucky bamboo vase

Image 21 - The spiral shape of lucky bamboo is also very common and easy to find.

The spiral shape of lucky bamboo is also very common and easy to find

Image 22 - Some examples of lucky bamboo resemble quietly a work of art.

Some examples of lucky bamboo resemble quietly a work of art

Picture 23 - It is possible to play with the composition of lucky bamboo in the pot, here, for example, it resembles a water source.

It is also possible to play with the composition of lucky bamboo in the pot, here, for example, it resembles a water source

Picture 24 - Modern and elegant decorations get lucky bamboo very well, especially if it is in the water.

Modern and elegant decorations get lucky bamboo very well, especially if it's in the water

Picture 25 - In the home office, the bamboo of the luck evokes peace and tranquility.

In the home office, lucky bamboo evokes peace and tranquility

Image 26 - From time to time make a small pruning in the lucky bamboo to ensure the alignment and the shape of the plant.

From time to time make a small pruning on the lucky bamboo to ensure the alignment and shape of the plant

Image 27 - Indirect light and water in abundance: indispensable ingredients in the cultivation of lucky bamboo.

Indirect light and abundant water: indispensable ingredients in the cultivation of lucky bamboo

Image 28 - Keep the rods together with the help of a tape.

Keep the rods together with the help of a

Image 29 - The proposal here was to keep the lucky bamboo hanging on the wall in a very different way.

The proposal here was to keep the lucky bamboo hanging on the wall in a very different way

Picture 30 - Even small, the lucky bamboo vase is enough to bring life to the white bathroom.

Even small, the lucky bamboo vase is enough to bring life to the white bathroom

Image 31 - Want an original idea to grow lucky bamboo? So bet on test tubes, look how nice it feels.

Want an original idea to grow lucky bamboo? So bet on test tubes, look how cool it is

Image 32 - Do you have more plants at home? No problem, put the lucky bamboo near them, it befriends very well.

Are there more plants at home? No problem, put the lucky bamboo near them, he befriends very well

Picture 33 - Three species very different, but able to maintain a harmonious decoration.

Three species very different, but able to maintain a harmonious decoration

Image 34 - To keep your lucky bamboo always beautiful let it away from direct light.

To keep your lucky bamboo always beautiful let it away from direct light

Image 35 - Lucky bamboo green creates contrast and ensures life to the bathroom black and white.

Lucky bamboo green creates contrast and ensures life to the bathroom black and white

Image 36 - Combine stones of different sizes to create a gorgeous vase for lucky bamboo.

Combine stones of different sizes to create a gorgeous vase for lucky bamboo

Image 37 - Who does not need a Zen plant and full of positivity for the workplace, right?

Who does not need a Zen plant and full of positivity for the workplace, right?

Image 38 - Suspended Garden of Lucky Bamboo: Have you thought of that?

Lucky Bamboo Hanging Garden: Have you thought of that?

Picture 39 - What do you think of combining aquatic plants in the decoration? The result is incredible.

What do you think about combining aquatic plants in the decoration? The result is incredible.

Picture 40 - The flowers increase the arrangement of lucky bamboo and bring an extra touch of sophistication to the plant.

The flowers enhance the lucky bamboo arrangement and bring an extra touch of sophistication to the plant

Picture 41 - How about receiving your visits with a beautiful lucky bamboo vase? To do this place the plant in the entrance hall.

How about getting your visitors with a nice lucky bamboo vase? To do this place the plant in the entrance hall

Picture 42 - All the peace that a white bathroom with plant can bring ...

All the peace that a white bathroom with floor can bring ...

Picture 43 - A rod only!

One rod only!

Picture 44 - The little table with claw feet was even more charming with the lucky bamboo vase

The little table with claw feet became even more charming with the lucky bamboo vase

Image 45 - Where there is space, the lucky bamboo fits, literally.

Where space is available, lucky bamboo fits literally

Picture 46 - On the living room's rack and next to the window, the lucky bamboo leaves with the indirect light.

On the living room and next to the window, lucky bamboo leaves with indirect light

Image 47 - You do not even have to worry about the lucky bamboo container, it's worth reusing unused pots that are in the kitchen.

You do not even have to worry about the lucky bamboo container, it's worth reusing unused pots that are in the kitchen

Image 48 - The lucky bamboo reinforces the Zen climate proposed by the little figurine in meditation.

The lucky bamboo reinforces the Zen climate proposed by the little figurine in meditation

Image 49 - To make lucky bamboo seedlings just cut a stalk of the plant and put it in the water, in a short time it will create roots and new branches will begin to emerge.

To make lucky bamboo seedlings cut a stalk of the plant and put it in the water, in a short time it will create roots and new branches will begin to emerge

Picture 50 - Put lucky bamboo in that special little corner of your house, that place that inspires you.

Place the lucky bamboo in that special corner of your house, that place that inspires you

Image 51 - Earth and water: the two elements unite in this pot to cultivate the lucky bamboo.

Earth and water: the two elements unite in this pot to grow the lucky bamboo

Picture 52 - Leave the corner with the bamboo of luck even more special using aromatic diffusers.

Leave the corner with the lucky bamboo even more special using aromatic diffusers

Image 53 - Combination of pots of different sizes for lucky bamboos.

Combination of different sized pots for lucky bamboos

Picture 54 - Decorate the living room with lucky bamboo and let the good energies flow through the house.

Decorate the living room with lucky bamboo and let the good energies flow through the house

Image 55 - Another option for the lucky bamboo vase is the gel balls instead of the stones.

Another option for the lucky bamboo vase is the gel balls instead of the stones

Picture 56 - Do you want a more Zen and Oriental decor than this one?

Want a more Zen and oriental decor than this?

Image 57 - Look how charming these submerged orchids are in the same pot of lucky bamboo!

Look how charming those submerged orchids are in the same pot of lucky bamboo!

Image 58 - To create a zen and oriental decoration bet on elements typical of these cultures, such as the Indian elephants that serve as pots for lucky bamboo.

To create a zen and oriental decoration bet on elements typical of such cultures, such as the Indian elephants that serve as pots for lucky bamboo

Image 59 - Artificial lighting appreciated and highlighted the bamboo vase of luck.

Artificial lighting appreciated and highlighted lucky bamboo vase

Image 60 - Lucky bamboo is present in the mix of styles that compose this room.

Lucky bamboo is present in the mix of styles that make up this room

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