Dracaena Sanderiana

Dracaena sanderiana is a species flowering plant in the Asparagaceae family, native to Central Africa.  It is more commonly known as Lucky Bamboo. Contrary to its name, Lucky Bamboo is not related to the true bamboo. 

Lucky Bamboo is a great gift plant because of its common belief of bringing good luck or positive energy . You can find lucky bamboo available in a of arrangements, including heart shapes, twists, curls, and more. 

Care Level

Intermediate/ Expertise

Maintenance

Pest/Disease

Some common pests that affect Lucky Bamboo include mealybugs, mites and fungal infections.

Size

Lucky Bamboo plant kept in a pot can grow up to 3 feet tall. If it's grown in soil outside, it may reach a height of up to 5 feet.

Light

Lucky Bamboo plant can grow in about any room of your home. While it tolerates low light, but grows fastest in bright indirect light conditions.

Water:

Lucky Bamboo is sensitive to chlorine. It is important to water your Lucky Bamboo only with bottled or distilled water.

Pet Friendly:

Yes. Lucky Bamboo is considered non-toxic, but ingestion of the plant may cause your pet to feel discomfort or abdominal pain.