It has thick, dark green, lush foliage. Its leaf bracts resemble lotus flowers. A plant spreads up to 6 feet. This plant grows slowly. Flowering may appear after few years.
Common name: Rose bamboo, Flower bamboo
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: NA
Height: Up to 10 feet
Difficulty: Easy to grow
Planting and care
Pot your bamboo in rich soil. If you are growing in water then change the water once in 3 days. Transplant the plant into good, high-quality indoor plant potting mix. If planting in a ground, keep a distance of 4 to 6 feet between 2 plants.
Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Clay, sandy or loamy, well drained
Temperature: 18 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer.
Caring for Lotus Bamboo
- Avoid excess watering. Reduce watering in the winter.
- For any pest attack, apply soap water spray or swab with it.
- Keep in good air circulation.
- Prune the overgrown parts and discard the dead, damaged parts may be in the winter.