Chinese dwarf bamboo care. Place pebbles in the bottom of the container to stabilize the plant. Cease watering approximately six weeks. Plant the bamboo in the pebbles and let it grow. Water dwarf bamboo at least once a week to a depth of 3 inches during its first summer in the garden.
It is a fairly slow growing species. A low growing plant bambusa guangxiensis or chinese dwarf bamboo will reach around 1m 3ft in height over 2 3 years and eventually around 3m which makes it useful in a range of landscaping applications. First off lucky bamboo isnt a bamboo at all. Id like to introduce you to lucky bamboo a plant which grows in water and give you a few care tips to make sure yours stays as healthy as can be.
It is naturally bushy right down to the ground giving the bamboo a very graceful appearance. Chinese dwarf a lush and bushy bamboo chinese dwarf bambusa guangxiensis is a beautiful compact plant which makes an excellent small privacy screen pot plant or feature in a garden bed. Its mass of green typical bamboo looking leaves give it a very graceful appeal. China dwarf bamboo is a thick branching type bamboo suitable for use as a hedging plant or low maintenance screen.
Pruning will encourage new shoots and denser growth. A hard prune at least once a year will keep it dense and refresh the plant. Although growing to around 4m in height china dwarf can be pruned to a lower height. Chinese dwarf will naturally grow really tall in height but requires trimming only twice yearly to the desired height to ensure an effective bushy thick hedge.
If youre growing your lucky bamboo in water make sure theres always enough water in the container to cover the roots. Grow the lucky bamboo in water if you prefer. The canes stalks or stems whatever you prefer to call them resemble the canes of a bamboo plant. In ordinary plant pots the holes can be covered with stones or fragment of a clay pot to prevent the medium from leaking out.
Fill the vase with water to a point just above the rocks. Chinese dwarf is a bushy hedging bamboo perfect for wider garden beds or pots and troughs. Provide drainage holes at the bottom. Bambusa guangxiensis chinese dwarf bamboo.
Change out the water once per week so the roots dont start to rot. Chinese dwarf is a beautiful lush low growing variety with foliage to the ground. Change the water once a week.