How To Trim Lucky Bamboo?

Written by Ivy

Dec 21 2021

How To Trim Lucky Bamboo?
Lucky bamboo has strong growth ability. It can grow to tens of centimeters in a good year. If the growth of lucky bamboo is not limited, it can grow to about 2.5 meters. At this time, we need to trim lucky Bamboo!
When lucky bamboo has dry tip and scorched edge, the dry parts shall be cut off, and all the leaves shall be trimmed when they die. When the blade base is in the state of stem explosion, the petiole shall be cleaned. Lucky bamboo has rotten or necrotic roots. Take it out, cut off the rotten roots and change water for re cultivation. In addition, thin branches and new branches with weak growth should also be pruned to promote the development of new branches.
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Tools for Trimming Lucky Bamboos

The tools for trimming lucky Bamboo are also very simple. A pair of gardening scissors, of course, ordinary family scissors can also be used, but they must be sharp. Potassium permanganate can be sold in general pharmacies. A bag can be used for a long time. It is a good disinfection product.

Trim Lucky Bamboo Blades

The dry tip and scorched edge of lucky bamboo leaves should be trimmed off in time with scissors. If the whole leaf withers, all the leaves should be trimmed off. When trimming lucky bamboo leaves, it should be noted that the base of the leaves is in the state of stem explosion, so we should clean up all the petioles with stem explosion at the base.
How To Trim Lucky Bamboo

Trim Lucky Bamboo Roots

The roots of lucky bamboo hydroponics will rot or necrosis. At this time, take them out of the cultivation container, trim the rotten roots with clean scissors, clean them with clean water, and then put them into the water for re cultivation.
The height of lucky Bamboo in hydroponic culture needs to be reduced. In fact, it is the simplest. We can cut off the old roots directly, and the operation and effect can be achieved step by step.
We can keep some relatively young lucky bamboo roots. If lucky bamboo is old enough, we can cut roots without retaining roots. We use a sharp knife to make a slight oblique cut in the right position. The inclined mouth is to increase the absorption surface of water and nutrients.
After cutting, we can put lucky Bamboo in a cool place to dry for several hours, and then put it back into container water for curing. However, it should be noted that we need to change the water for it once in about three days. Avoid bacterial infection caused by too turbid water quality.
The root cutting operation should be in the relatively old place. We observe the highest place of the long root and cut it obliquely from one side in the way of retaining several roots. Let one side of the stem and leaf connecting the trunk take some old roots and roots, and the other side be completely removed. After excision, we put lucky Bamboo in a cool place and let the wound dry for half a day, then we can put it back into the original container for maintenance.
By cutting off some roots, we can gradually limit the height by inhibiting growth and giving birth to new roots. After that, if the new root whiskers have grown above the original incision, we can continue to cut and cut off the old root whiskers. For example, rough circulation can continuously reduce the height of lucky Bamboo.
The old roots we removed can also continue to be hydroponically cultured, and new stems and leaves will grow later. A strange plant will appear in front of us. Oblique root cutting is suitable for hydroponic culture and soil culture. But in hydroponic culture, we usually cut most of the old roots directly.

Trim Lucky Bamboo Branches

During the curing period, the leaves at the bottom of lucky bamboo fall off, and the upper leaves sprout and continue to grow. Due to the change of environment, the upper branches may be thin and weak. In this case, we can keep two or three leaves at the lower part and cut all the thin branches and new branches at the upper part to promote the development of new branches. Such a root can send out two or three twigs to form a relatively dense crown.
If the lucky bamboo we breed grows too high, it will seriously affect its viewing effect. Then we need to cut the root at this time. Root cutting treatment can not only inhibit its rapid growth, but also promote new roots to grow again where there are no long roots. We can reduce the growth height of lucky bamboo by constantly cutting roots.