Dracaea fragrans 'Compacta' (Lotus Bamboo) in Large Orange Homey Planter (太阳神)
Dracaea fragrans 'Compacta' (Lotus Bamboo) in Large Orange Homey Planter (太阳神) without saucer
Dracaena fragrans is another popular species. Locally, it has the Mandarin name of Tie Shu, which literally translates to Metal Tree, referring to the resilient and fuss-free nature of the plant. It is also commonly known as the Corn Plant due to the appearance of the plant’s leaves, which resemble the foliage of sweet corn. When they do, it is often taken as a sign of good luck.
Lotus Bamboo has been a part of Chinese culture for thousands of years but has really skyrocketed into popularity in the past 15 years and is now commonly found in many parts of the world.
It is said to represent good luck and happiness, making it an ideal and popular gift in business and personal matters. Another factor that makes lucky bamboo so popular is its ability to be trained into shapes like a swirl, heart, braid and other designs.
It is an easy plant to care for which makes it great for offices and homes alike.
Because it’s a Dracaena, The soil should be kept slightly damp, so don’t overwater or let it get dry. It does best in indirect light and in the temperature range of 65–95°F (18–35°C). It loves these somewhat tropical conditions and is considered to be in the hardiness zones of 10–11.
Size of Planter: ⌀ Diameter 18cm x Height 17cm
Height of Plant including Planter: 37cm approximately