As with many plants, suitable period for propagation of bamboo is a spring. It is worth noting that making the bamboo in this shape occurs by artificial means - by putting the trunk in a twisted wand, in which bamboo and gets its interesting shape. Because the shoots of the bamboo appear as foliage, to grow "twisted wand" is pretty hard work.
Reproduction of this exotic happening-root division. Because the roots of bamboo are quite hard, it is better to use material on hand to make the boarding process went successful. Also you can propagate bamboo by cutting off escape from the parent trunk and place it in water or soil.
The quality of the soil the bamboo is not whimsical, what's more its growing in the water much more successful. But to provide it with the necessary nutrition, it is recommended to enrich the soil or water with mineral substances.
Bamboo is a moisture-loving plant, not only in terms of irrigation, but also in terms of the condition of the air (its humidity). Therefore, water the bamboo every day, but given the season and condition. To understand the needs of bamboo, you should pay attention to it what it needs. When there is insufficient soil moisture, the leaves of bamboo are starting to curl, and if excessive SAG. A good way to create optimal conditions for the environment bamboo is an automatic or manual water spray, which creates high humidity needed by the plant.
Since bamboo is a plant of the tropics, sunlight is vitally important for him. Given the rapid growth and propagation of bamboo, should choose volume pot for planting. Another thing, when you plan to make frequent Seating and pruning bamboo. In this case, under the form you can pick up the original and a miniature vessel.
Bamboo is still a tropical plant, but because humidity, light and warmth it is simply necessary. Forget about it not worth it!
Advice 2 : How to grow bamboo
Houseplants in home interior long occupied their niche. But every year, gardeners want more exotic, and that bamboo is becoming more popular due to its simplicity and elegance. Unusual stems solomonidou shape with elbow crevices, hollow inside, and small leaves, they look awesome in outdoor vase in the living room. But the bamboo was still the same bright and healthy, it is necessary to observe some rules.
Light. The perfect location of this plant is spacious and bright place without direct sunlight. The room should be well ventilated and relatively cool.
Soil. The soil will need bambooand carefully. Preferably cook the soil for your plants. To do this, take turf, clay earth and peat in the ratio 2:1:1.
Temperature. More bamboo prefers warm, but not hot climate. In summer the optimum temperature for a comfortable cultivation of the plant is the temperature of 18-23 degrees. In winter, the bamboo is kept at a temperature of 10-15 degrees.
Watering. Bamboo is not very capricious plant. Water it regularly, but not every day, otherwise the leaves will begin to SAG. But the Curling of the leaves indicates lack of moisture. Also in the growth period, watering should be increased, and in winter, on the contrary to reduce. Ensure that the soil (clay) did not dry up, especially in a period of growth.
Reproduction. To propagate bamboo is followed by division of the Bush. Separated from the stems can be placed in moist soil. Rooted bamboo at 5-7 days after transplanting. Spend a transplanted annually in the spring. For growing this type of plants initially choose a broad and deep capacity in view of the fact that the plant is very fast growing.
Fertilizer. Immediately after purchase bambooand not in a hurry to fertilize it. Perhaps it has already done to you in the store. Well this question is to check with the seller. If bamboo is not fertilized, the necessary substrate can be purchased in specialized stores. Should be fertilized 1-2 times per month, but before use, be sure to read the instructions.