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About Lucky Bamboo
Did you know the genus name Dracaena comes from the Greek for ‘female dragon’? Some plants in this genus have thick, red resin which was reminiscent of dragon blood! 🐲 Dracaenas are native to Africa, Asia, and northern Australia, and are known for being super easy to care for. Some species can go months without water, and many can grow well in low sunlight.
How to care for Lucky Bamboo
Lucky Bamboo needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 26th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
January 27th, 2023
Atlanta is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to increase by 25.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.5 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
January 26th, 2023
This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 6.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 7.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of dayl…
Lucky Bamboo can tolerate being far from a window and light source.
Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.
We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lucky Bamboo after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.