How to Care for a Bamboo Plant

Koala eating bamboo- Luckily we don’t have to try and revive this plant! Have you ever wondered how to care for a bamboo plant? Okay, maybe this post is just a wee bit redundant, but every time I write a post about caring for bamboo I realize that there is an endless amount of information. […]

Chinese Bamboo

Something I’ve seen mentioned and searched for a lot is Chinese bamboo. This strikes me as odd because all bamboo is thought to have originated from China. Yes, it does grow all over the world now, but there isn’t one species that can simply be called “Chinese bamboo”. It’s all Chinese bamboo! So, what are […]

Bamboo Plant Turning Yellow?

Is your lucky bamboo plant turning yellow? This is a common sign of lucky bamboo trouble. If you’re concerned about “real” bamboo plants check out  the how to plant bamboo page. Yellowing Leaves Back to the world of lucky bamboo- lucky bamboo can turn yellow for a variety of reasons. The number one reason though, […]

Indoor Bamboo Plant

In most cases when people think about indoor bamboo they’re actually thinking of lucky bamboo. Lucky bamboo is a great option for anyone seeking a minimal care plant. It does well in a warm indoor settings with minimal sunlight and can grow in water or soil. Despite its name, lucky bamboo is not actually bamboo, […]

How to Take Care of a Bamboo Plant

How to Take Care of a Bamboo Plant Although I cover most of what you need to know about taking care of a bamboo plant on the bamboo plant care page, I thought I would create a short user-friendly guide that covers the absolute BASICS of taking care of bamboo. So here it is, “how […]

Black Bamboo

Quick Facts: Other Common Names: Kurochiku Clumping or Running Maximum Height: 55 feet. (Most top out at 30 feet!) Maximum diameter: 3 ¼ inches (One inch is common) Zone: 7-10 (Tolerant to 5 degrees Fahrenheit). Light Requirements: Prefers mostly sunny environments. (But, not intense sun-think Pacific Northwest). What is Black Bamboo? Black bamboo gets its […]