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Q.Lucky bamboo in a water pot with stones (10 years old!)

Zone Australia | Jaet added on March 20, 2019 | Answered

My amazing two pint lucky bamboo has been going for 10 years! It is starting to grow a lead shoot but getting less green and less leaves. Can I prune it to keep it going?

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Answered on March 20, 2019

Since these are actually a type of Dracaena and not a true Bamboo, you can prune these to fix their shape! They have a different growth habit so pruning can help them to be more "full" looking.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/lucky-bamboo/pruning-lucky-bamboo-plants.htm

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