What kind of soil should a bamboo plant have?

Answer On One Hand: The Soil Must Retain MoistureBamboo grows best in a fertile, loamy soil that retains moisture well. You can augment very heavy clay soils with organic material, and bamboos can grow we... Read More »

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What kind of soil does the plant need for classic bamboo?

A good quality potting soil will work well for bamboo plants. A light soil that contains plenty of peat and other minerals is optimal. Keep the soil moist, and water when it begins to feel dry.Sour... Read More »

Do you need to plant a lucky bamboo in soil?

Lucky bamboo can survive with water alone; there is no need to plant it in soil. A loose soil mixture, however, can be used if you prefer. These plants should also occasionally be given fertilizer,... Read More »

How can I tell what kind of bamboo plant I have?

There are almost 1,000 species of bamboo plants, and hundreds of those species are sold in nurseries for home gardens. Though there are a few that are easily identified, many of them look so simila... Read More »

What kind of bamboo should I plant?

Bamboo plants are fast growing, affordable and exotic. Walking into a dense bamboo grove, or even seeing a bright green tree indoors, is a little bit mystical. With 1,000 species to choose from, yo... Read More »