One for the Bamboo enthusiasts!
The Dragon Head Bamboo is a gorgeous, easily maintained Bamboo plant that can flourish in different environments. It can be added to brighten up your indoor plant collection, as well as look great in your garden. The bushy foliage encompasses fresh green leaves that bring an eastern feel for the Feng Shui lovers!
Grow pot size: 23cm
Overall height including grow pot: 80-90cm
Plant Care Level: Easy
Key Benefits of the 'Dragon Head' Bamboo
The Dragon head Bamboo, like most bamboo's, is an easy to care for plant no matter your expertise level. It is capable of thriving in both outdoor and indoor environments and is also a very robust and winter-hardy plant.
The Bamboo is also non-invasive so the roots and the shrubbery will not spread and invade the surroundings of your plant collection. The stems are initially a vibrant red before blossoming into an olive green. The ringed stem turn from maroon to a light yellow and start to droop and give the plant the wonderful bushy presence with lots of colour.
'Dragon Head' Bamboo Plant Care Tips
Overall, the Rufa is not a fussy plant and requires little maintenance.
- One tip for taking care of the bamboo plant is to ensure that the plant is standing in well drained soil that is not to damp but rich in nutrients.
- It is crucial to give the bamboo plenty of water each time you water it. However, it is important to give the plant the water it needs in periods rather than giving it little water everyday.
- In addition, due to the bushy nature of the bamboo plant, once a year it will require a trimming in order to keep your plant looking at its best and encourage new leaves to form and give a new fresh green look to the foliage of the plant.
- The thick fast growing foliage will give the plant its colourful and bushy appearance but it will require for it to be trimmed once a year in order to encourage the new growth of fresh leaves.
The 'Dragon Head' Bamboo Plant Story
This woody Bamboo is native to Western China. This plant is renown for its immense robustness and tough exterior. These plants are also a vital nutrient source for the Giant pandas of china.
Good For You!
Purifying: As part of their photosynthesis, they help filter volatile organic compounds like cigarette smoke and exhaust fumes.
Is the 'Dragon Head' Bamboo the right plant for me?
The 'Dragon Head' Bamboo will add a touch of charm and it may even bring a little bit of good karma to your life!
Its sturdiness makes it the perfect plant for all types of plant lovers no matter the expertise level. Its is hard to kill and capable of surviving long hard winters so will look great in your plant collection for a long time.
Super easy to care for and forgiving, it is perfect for new and experienced gardeners alike!
Pet Friendly: Yes, it non-toxic and safe for children and pets.
Location Suggestions: Suitable for both outdoors and indoors, but looks and acts as great privacy barrier in the garden or on a patio.