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Zone Long Island, NY | Anonymous added on April 4, 2017 | Answered

Hello. Could you clarify a point here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/lucky-bamboo/growing-lucky-bamboo-indoor.htm Why can lucky bamboo be grown with the roots covered with water, but if grown in soil the soil cannot be allowed to get waterlogged? thanks, Scott

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 5, 2017

If potted in soil they can become infected easily with a fungus or bacteria such as Root Rot.

Growing in water you can keep a close eye on the health of your plant and it's roots.

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