Lucky Bamboo Plants
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Lucky Bamboo Propagation

Zone North Las Vegas, NV | LynetteGreen added on July 29, 2014 | Answered

I have an extremely healthy Lucky Bamboo that has grown very large. It is a bonsai styled plant that I would like to leave the pattern of the base Bamboo. What I need to know is how can I trim its height and make the trimmings root for new plants without killing or damaging the existing plants.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on July 29, 2014

You can just cut those stems off at any point you like to make your plant have a pleasing shape. You can then place those stems into some type of container with water, just like the original plant came in, with some stones for support; or you can plant them in moist rooting mix: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/rooting-plant-cuttings.htm
If you want to keep your lucky bamboo for the long haul, however, you should consider putting it into soil. These are not water plants by nature; they're marketed that way because they are so strong and adaptable they will grow in water for a long time, but not forever. Here's more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/lucky-bamboo/growing-lucky-bamboo-indoor.htm

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