bamboo / bambusa
Refers to the family of cereals. The fatherland is a tropical and subtropical belt.
General description : Bamboo in natural conditions is a large plant. In the rooms only dwarf species are grown (30-40 cm). Has a cranked stalk and spreading leaves of green or multicolored color.
A fairly unpretentious and hastily growing plant.
Often they sell a plant called Chinese bamboo or the Log of Happiness. But it's not bamboo, but dracaena. Her leaves are collected in a rosette. Usually Chinese bamboo is grown in vases with water, which is periodically changed.
Recommendations for caring for the plant Bamboo:
Illumination : Photophilous, especially variegated forms, requires direct sunlight.
Irrigation regime : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.
Humidity : Needs regular spraying with warm water.
For summer it is better to place on a fresh atmosphere (in a park or on a balcony) in a room protected from wind.
Temperature regime : In summer the temperature should be moderate, in winter it is cool.
Soil: Recommended soil mixture: 2 elements of clayey sod, 1 share of leaf land, 1 share of peat, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.
During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once every two weeks with a complex mineral fertilizer.
Breeding : Crushing during transplantation.
Transplantation: In the spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple of years.
Content in a tight pot slows down growth, spacious dishes are preferable.
Pests : It is infrequent.
Bamboo - Bambusa