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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 San Diego, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 30th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
December 2nd, 2022
San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 21.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2…
December 1st, 2022
This month, San Diego is getting an average of 9.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of day…
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 💪.️
San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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.
November 28th, 2022
The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…