Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana)

Botanical names:
Dracaena sanderiana Accepted
Pleomele sanderiana Synonym
Pleomele braunii Synonym
Dracaena braunii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: May cause skin irritation
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Sep 29, 2011 8:03 AM

Although sometimes frowned upon by "serious" gardeners and considered a "child's" plant because it is so easy to grow, this Dracaena makes a beautiful and relatively easy-care houseplant. But it is not foolproof. Mine is still growing and thriving in water after almost two years.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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hey by brookbenge Feb 8, 2014 3:00 PM 2
Lucky bamboo by lori_15 May 25, 2018 10:25 AM 11
MAJOR Rookie here, HELP! :) by rhysermc Apr 28, 2018 5:07 AM 10
Yellowing lucky Bamboo shoot by MR0112 Sep 19, 2017 1:48 PM 4
anyone tried growing in hydrogel beads? by sallyg Mar 6, 2017 11:17 AM 6
Brightly colored foliage by purpleinopp Apr 7, 2017 5:49 AM 21
Water gels (hydrocrystals) by Jai_Ganesha Feb 10, 2017 7:25 PM 15
Growing plants in water (rather than soil) by greenpride32 Jan 10, 2017 6:03 PM 8
Help please by Imsobad Dec 30, 2016 9:08 AM 19
Mold on dracaena growing in water by Rez Dec 5, 2016 12:07 PM 3
Back again with Lucky bamboo Issues! by PamelaLynn77 Oct 5, 2016 2:39 PM 8

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