“The stiffest trees are most easily cracked, while the bamboo survives by bending in the wind. Its a plant that’s delicate yet strong, flexible yet firm”
Bamboos are usually an outdoor plant, with that being said, it is quite difficult to grow a plant like this indoors. It requires great care, and peculiar kinds of pots in order to survive and thrive inside your homes.
And its because of this common problem, that after spending hours of carrying out extensive research that we have gathered a list of one of the best pots and containers for bamboo. From ceramic pots, to plastic and fiber plastic containing boxes. These planters will prove themselves to be perfect for your next bamboo plant.
A glossy white plant that will fit your bamboo planter just perfectly! Bamboo plants require a pot that is low and wider in width and this is exactly that! Made from lightweight material, it is mobile and easy to move around indoors for decoration. It comes with a sturdy plant holder for added aesthetic design, giving you not only a healthy plant but also a stable one that matches with your house.
However this planter is a little too lightweight which can risk your bamboo plant to tip over and fall from its weight. After all bamboo is a heavy plant and needs a sturdy, heavy base.
If you are someone who wants to curb their hobby for planters as well as make it look chic at the same time, then this is the planter for you! Where most pots tend to be made of cheaper plastic or fiberglass, this pot is made of heavy duty ceramic and has a stunning glaze on top. Its not just looks and no functionality, it’s made with expert craftsmanship so your bamboo plant can thrive as well!
However, this planter doesn’t have a strong enough drainage system and water does tend to leak out of its stopper. Which can cause spillage and a mess around the area its been placed.
Put the two on your side table, desk, lounge, wherever, these planters will never not look gorgeous! It has an invogue hexagon indented pattern and is made from the highest quality of ceramic material that’s almost unbreakable. Making this bamboo container durable and the patterns to be long lasting.
With that being said, it can be a little smaller for a bamboo plant. As they tend to grow taller than usual plants.
One can never go wrong with a mid century style indoor bamboo plant design. This pot that’s for sale, is a large garden pot. Which makes it the perfect candidate to plant your indoor bamboos. Matched with its iconic american walnut stand, and it’ll give your planters a contemporary look that will compliment every style in your house.
Although, this pot has a timeless design and has great reviews. It does have a slightly inefficient drainage system. It does tend to leak, and hence could stain your indoor floors. Hence keep in mind, while deciding to buy your next bamboo pot.
This bonsai is a large sized rectangle pot for your next bamboo plant. It is made from a quality ceramic and makes a perfect pot. This bamboo planter will not only look cute on your desk but also will give you several health benefits.
However, this planter can be too short for bamboo roots to grow out fully. As bamboo plants require a deeper pot base to fully grow to their potential.
❌Its set in a plastic container inside the ceramic container
✅ Resilient plant
Lucky bamboo and this planter style is popular in feng shui decor. This planet grows amazingly in its own pot, and is believed to bring good luck and fortune. Weekly and timely maintain the soil and water accordingly to help your bamboo thrive!
However, this container does not have a drainage hole. And its owners would have to face difficulty to keep the planter alive.
Lucky bamboo is a kind of plant that brings good fortune and great peace according to feng shui in chinese culture. This planter would work to bring not only good luck, but also style to your room/house. Its glass container would show the aesthetics of the rocks and add to the trendy design of the pot!
However, as you wont be buying your own bamboo plant and the pot comes along with its own plant; you wouldn’t know the quality of the bamboo itself. As the glass planter is also functional without any soil, it does affect the quality of the planter itself.
Using a potting mix without any moisture-control type of additive should work great for you bamboo trees. You can read more about how to pick and choose the kind of soil for your bamboo planters, according to their environment and species, here.
As there are different kinds of bamboos, such as moso, that require more specific types of soil with particular kinds of PH level waters and slope conditions. Hence, every bamboo requires and deserves to be potted in soils that suit them best and help them thrive!
How to Plant Bamboo:
While bamboo can be a tricky plant to grow, as it requires a certain climate that’s not too hot or too cold. This plant is one of a kind, it’s inexpensive, and can easily add a special something to your indoor garden. So here’s how you plant a bamboo:
Pick the bamboo species that suits your climate: As there are different types of bamboo and all vary from one another, you must find the bamboo plant that fits your climate the best. If you live in a warmer country, you can go for ‘Alphonse Karr, Borinda Boliana and Phyllostachys Nigra. The first two being clump bamboos and last two being running bamboos. Whereas if you live in a cooler climate, the type Fargesia Darcocephala or the Pleioblastus Viridistriatus would be perfect. The first one being a clumping type of bamboo and the second being a running type.
Pick the best spot for your plant: As bamboos need a lot of sun, pick a spot in your house, so your bamboo planter can get 8 or more hours of sun daily!
Plant during the spring: This is to prevent frosts and dying of plants. Hence grow them in warm, frost-free temperatures as it grows quickly.
Water your bamboo daily: for maintenance. Make sure your bamboo roots do not sit in excess water as that could damage the plant.
How to Care for Bamboo Plants in Pots:
Pick a plant that’s vibrant and green in colour. It should be green all over, with no yellowing or bruising. Although caring for a bamboo plant isn’t too hard, if you don’t get one that’s not healthy, then taking care would prove to be harder!
Make sure its planted properly and you use the correct soil
Decide between water or soil. If you grow it in standing water,make sure you have pebbles to hold it upright. If you grow it in soil, make sure to soak the soil in water enough that its moist.
Choose the right container. Use the list we designed for you to pick the right bamboo planter for you. It should be about 2 inches larger in diameter than the planet itself.
Water it sparingly.
Keep it in direct sunlight to promote growth!
Remove dead or yellow leaves
Propagate your plant. Cutting them will ensure that it doesn’t get overcrowded for your pot.
Tie the stalks with a ribbon! This is to hold the arrangement in place, and to bring you good luck and fortune!
Now that you have the entire guidance and manual on how to take care of your bamboo planter, and what are the best to use for it, what are you waiting for? Lets get planning now!
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