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Lucky Bamboo, Easy, Attractive and Good Feng Shui

Updated: Jul 28, 2022

If you want a plant that you can place at your desk or almost anywhere and that require a minimum of care, then the lucky bamboo can be exactly what you are looking for. Despite the name, Lucky Bamboos are not bamboos at all, they are water lilies that just look like ones called dracaena sanderiana.

Their caring necessities are minimal: all you need to do is provide them with regular cleaning, change the water from their pot/container weekly, lots of light but without direct sunlight. You don’t need to reproduce them. Monthly the plant is to be removed from its pot, washed under an water jet – the roots also – and placed back in the pot after it has been itself washed and the water replaced.

The plant has a green segmented body of about half inch width that normally growth vertically and produces one or more additional ramifications with leaves. The body is cut at the desired height and sealed with wax, just above one of the ramification. This will stop growth and will be good for the development of ramifications. Did you know that by manipulating the light, the lucky bamboos can grow in a spiral?

In many places in Asia, lucky bamboos tend to replace flower bouquets. This is because they are kept in water container, their life is long and they keep their decorative aspect for a long time.

Lucky bamboos are offered separated or in special arrangements. The number and the dimension of the plants in the arrangement is not left to hazard because there are precise meaning for each type of arrangement. The meanings of the number of stalks the plants form

  • 1 stalk signifies good fortune.

  • 2 stalks mean love

  • 3 stalks means happiness, wealth and a long life. It is also thought that three stalks mean the past, the present and the future.

  • 4 stalks mean power or strength. but it's uncommon to find lucky bamboo plants with four stalks.

  • 5 stalks can signify fortune or wealth.

  • 6 stalks mean overall prosperity.

  • 7 stalks are thought to indicate good health.

  • 8 stalks mean growth of some sort.

  • 9 stalks represent great luck.

  • 10 stalks equals completeness or perfection.

  • 21 stalks means that you have powerful blessings in your life.

If you want to get them just for you, at home or at the office, or if you want to make a meaningful present, lucky bamboos are a good and attractive option because almost everyone loves them. it is believed they bring the owner luck and they're green!

My own little 5 stalk bamboo

Wishing You Wholeness


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