*Always use distilled, or filtered water*
Preparing the Plant:
1.) Remove plants from growing pot and shake off as much dirt or gravel as possible from the roots.
2.) Cut the roots down to 3-1/2", with pruning shears.
3.) Rinse roots well, removing any soil or gravel.
4.) Soak roots in liquid plant food and water, for 1/2 hr., in a mixture equivalent to what the plant food's manufacturer recommends for feeding plants.
5.) Wipe bamboo, stems & roots, down with a moist sponge containing a couple of drops of dishwashing soap.
6.) Rinse well with tap water and dry with a paper towel.
Directions for Construction:
1.) Soak 1/5 pack of Aquadiamonds in 1 quart of *water*, in a large mixing Bowl, for 9 - 12 hrs.
2.) Drain soaked crystals in colander for 1/2 hr. or more.
3.) Fill Vase to the top with soaked and drained crystals.
4.) Force bamboo plants all the way down into the bottom of the vase, one at a time.
5.) Pull up, a little, on the plants, just to get the roots to turn, pointing down, in the Vase. You're done!
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