Lucky Bamboo Plants
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I have a happy bamboo that’s not happy

Zone Bairnsdale Victoria | janinehoning@gmail.com added on June 23, 2019 | Answered

The bottom leaves are always going yellow and the water yucky

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 24, 2019

I see that it is in water and nothing else. It is lacking fertilizer. Growing in nothing but water will require a few drops of liquid fertilizer with each water change each week, though they can go longer between than that. Leaving stagnant water for much longer than a month will lead to infections as well.

This article will help you to care for lucky bamboo, which is, oddly enough, a dracaena and not a true bamboo: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/lucky-bamboo/growing-lucky-bamboo-indoor.htm

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