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Tall bamboo plants

Tall bamboo plants are frequently sought after by those wanting to make screens, hedges and to grow timber. In the world of bamboo, “tall” starts at around 25-30 feet and continues into the 50 foot or higher range. Many people looking for tall bamboo plants don’t realize the starting dimensions of these types of plants […]

Lucky Bamboo Plants For Sale

Lucky bamboo plants for sale can be found at many stores from Walmart to Home Depot. Popular in Asia for many years, they have only relatively recently become popular in western populations. Many people buy their plants on a whim or get them as a gift, as they are readily available in so many places. […]

Bamboo Planter Box

Only certain bamboo will grow well in a planter box. As a general rule, if you plan on using a planter box for growing bamboo it’s best to pick a clumping bamboo species, although some small running species will grow okay in containers. A couple good clumping species include Phyllostachys nigra and Phyllostachys aurea. The […]

Bamboo Plants Meaning

  In Western culture bamboo is defined as “woody or treelike tropical and semitropical grasses”. But in other cultures, specifically Asian cultures, bamboo plant meanings are significant. Lucky bamboo plants are also significant and have meaning, especially in feng shui, but this article will encompass “real” bamboo. A VERY Condensed History Since 12,000 BC bamboo […]

Indoor bamboo plant care

Most people looking for indoor bamboo plant care are actually looking for how to care for lucky bamboo. Lucky bamboo is fairly easy to take care of, but there are some things you can do to make sure your lucky bamboo plant thrives. 1. Establish the roots. If you’ve had your plant for a while […]

red bamboo plant

Red bamboo plant

Quick Facts: Common Names: Red Dragon Clumping Maximum Height: 9 Feet Maximum diameter: 1 inch Zone: 5-9 (Tolerant to -20 degrees Fahrenheit-doesn’t do well in high heat and humidity). Light Requirements: Prefers mostly sunny environments, but not intense sunlight. What is the red bamboo plant? This plant is a very popular clumping bamboo that is […]

Bamboo Screening Plants

Looking for the perfect bamboo screening plants? You’re not alone, and as with all things bamboo related, finding the right species to plant can be confusing. The first thing you should know when looking for bamboo for screening is that the bamboo species preferable for hedges and screens are running bamboo species. This is because […]

Feng Shui Bamboo Plant

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The fen shui bamboo plant, lucky bamboo, has been used for centuries as a Feng shui cure in the home. What is Feng Shui? Feng shui is over 3000 years old and it’s the belief that there are ways to balance the energies of your space. Those […]

Fake bamboo plants

>Fake bamboo plants are useful when you can’t use real bamboo for whatever reason. Fake bamboo plants can be used indoors in lieu of real bamboo which doesn’t do well inside. It could also be used to decorate special events. I’ve written an article about artificial bamboo and using it indoors, but I thought I […]

Types of Bamboo Plants

As I’ve mentioned many times before, bamboo can be confusing because there are so many types of bamboo plants. I have explained before how the plants are separated, but I wanted to go into a little bit more detail and describe bamboo types more precisely and scientifically for those science nuts out there. 1. Genus […]