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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.

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