Buyer Guide to Indoor Bamboo Plant

Where to Buy Lucky Bamboo

Buying Lucky Bamboo can be quite tricky, as commercial indoor bamboo plant comes in various sizes and designs. Ironically, most well designed commercial bamboo plants tend to turn yellow or wither in the longer term, mostly due to overcrowding and the lack of ventilation. Withering lucky plant is typically seen as a bad omen, and should be avoid as much possible.

Lucky Bamboo plants can be found easily in online marketplace such as Amazon. And the good news is Lucky Bamboo are sturdy plants that can survive postal shipping. Below are some of the Lucky bamboo plants that you can find from Amazon.

Basic Lucky Bamboo (Indoor Bamboo Plant)

These are some of the most basic, and value-for-money lucky bamboos you can find online. In general, Lucky Bamboo should be at least 6 inches for maximum chance of survival. You may however still choose the 4 inches variant, if you intend to have a bonsai-type indoor bamboo plant. Beside the shape, there is no other difference between the straight and spiral variant.

20 Stalks of 4 Inches Straight Lucky Bamboo10 Stalks of 8 Inches Spiral Lucky Bamboo10 Stalks of 12 Inches Straight Lucky Bamboo

Water Fertilizer

Insufficient nutrients  is often the main reason that causes water bamboo to grow poorly when compared to soil grown bamboo. To overcome this problem, give soluble fertilizer regularly to your water bamboo to ensure their growth. These fertilizer are also available online at a low cost.

Necessary for all water grown indoor bamboo plant.

Lucky Bamboo as Gift

Lucky Bamboo are auspicious lucky plant, and can be a great gift for people moving to new homes, or during Chinese festivals such as the Lunar New year.

These bamboos are at least 6 inches, and are not over congregated, giving them a good chance of survival. Do note that however the bamboo will easily outgrow the containers. In such case, either transfer the bamboos to a larger containers or kept them small by trimming their stem regularly.

Suitable as gift for friends, relatives or as household decor.


Lucky Bamboo as Valentine

In Feng Shui, greenery in the household brings forth harmonious between the couple. Lucky Bamboo can be great valentine gift, or as a household decor for couples staying together.

These bamboos are at least 6 inches, and are not over congregated, giving them a good chance of survival. Do note that however the bamboo will easily outgrow the containers. In such case, either transfer the bamboos to a larger containers or kept them small by trimming their stem regularly.

Suitable as valentine gifts or as household decor for couples.

Lucky Bamboo for Chinese Festivals

Many Chinese often buy Lucky Bamboo during Chinese festive season especially the Lunar New Year for their auspicious symbolism. These magnificent indoor bamboo plant are known as  Bamboo Pagoda, and involves layering numerous bamboos together, and are typically favorite household display during festive season.

However, these Bamboo Pagoda seldom grow well  due to lack of ventilation and overcrowding.  It is best to separate and replant the bamboos after awhile in order for the bamboos to survive and thrive.

Suitable as gifts or for temporary display during Chinese festive season.