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A plant that my friend thinks is bamboo. Anyone know what it is? I'm not sure

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Posts: 870 | Location: PA zone 6 | Registered: Mar 12, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Close up of a leaf...it's been growing in only water for a few years, I think.





 
Posts: 870 | Location: PA zone 6 | Registered: Mar 12, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Shook, I've never seen a stiff stock like that on philodendren.
 
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I think it could be "lucky bamboo". It's in the dracaena family, I think.
 
Posts: 4683 | Location: zone 6b, Missouri | Registered: Sep 19, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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A link for you...
http://houseplants.about.com/o...ts/a/LuckyBamboo.htm
And with all due respect to the plant's owner, I'd probably try some of the shaping techniques described there.
 
Posts: 4683 | Location: zone 6b, Missouri | Registered: Sep 19, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I'm with Nettie...one of the dracaena family. Poor think needs to be planted in soil.


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Posts: 7866 | Location: Black Creek, WI Zone 5 | Registered: Sep 18, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I knew I could count on you! Lucky bamboo it is! Thanks for the link, Nettie!



 
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