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Bamboo Plant

Posted: Wed May 09, 2007 2:44 pm
by morgana
Ok so today while I was at the store buying my mom her Mother's Day gift, I decided to buy a baby bamboo plant for myself. It came with instructions on how to care for it, but it doesn't tell you how to get it to grow in a spiral. Mine came with 5 little stalks, and I'd like to grow one of them in a spiral to wrap around the other 4, the way you see them in pre-potted, bigger bamboo plants sometimes. The only problem is, I don't know how they do that. Would anyone happen to know how to make them grow that way? Any help and suggestions would be appreciated!

Posted: Thu May 10, 2007 2:37 pm
by Crazy Healer Lady
Oh gee... I found this!
It’s easy for you to make a spiral from your lovely bamboo. Bamboo is growing and aligning towards the light. All you have to do is to turn around regular the vase where it’s put.

Re: Bamboo Plant

Posted: Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:59 pm
by aikenjones
Make sure the bamboo is exposed to the right amount of sunlight. Too much direct, bright sunlight will make most varieties of bamboo too hot and will stunt growth.