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Care Guide

Dracaena Care

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Meet Dracaena

Dracaenas compose of a large group of popular foliage plants. Most grow strongly upright with long variegated leaves with a large array of colors. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures and like ample light. Dracaena houseplants are easy to care for and maintain. It tolerates low light conditions and has fairly low watering needs.

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Light

Filtered indoor light (such as through a sheer curtain in front of a sunny window) or a semi-shade spot is an ideal location. Never place a dracaena plant in direct sun, as the rays will scorch its foliage.

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Pet Friendly

No

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Water

Always allow the topsoil to dry out before watering. Drooping or yellowing leaves could indicate over-watering or poor drainage. Keep your Dracaena hydrated by misting the leaves with water and keeping the soil lightly misted. 

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Humidity

High

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Temperature

Dracaena prefers temperatures ranging from 65° – 78° F during the day. Night temperatures can drop about ten degrees cooler, but cold drafts and temperatures below 55° F will harm the plant.

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Difficult Level

Easy

   Common Problems Q&A

 Why does my plant have brown tips?

This is most commonly caused by under watering or letting the soil dry out for extended periods of time. Allow the top soil to dry about 75% and then water your plant. Make sure the soil never dries out completely but also is not wet or soggy.

Why are my leaves yellowing?

This is likely caused by overwatering. Dracaena plants like to be damp but do not want to be wet or oversaturated. Keeping a regular watering schedule will help prevent this.

Why do my leaves have white or yellow spots?

These spots generally develop because the plant is in direct sunlight and experiencing low temperatures. It is best place your dracaena in a place with filtered indoor light. Dracaena plants also prefer temperatures ranging from 65° – 78° F during the day.

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Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise'

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise'
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree
  • DescriptionDracaena are composed of a large group of popular foliage plants. Most grow strongly upright with striking broad leaves striped with white and lime green on the edges and a darker shade of green in the middle of the leaves. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures but don't like cold drafts. Give plants medium to bright light to maintain the best leaf color. Allow the soil to dry to the touch between waterings.
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Dracaena 'Colorama' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena 'Colorama'

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena marginata 'Colorama'
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree
  • DescriptionDracaena are composed of a large group of popular foliage plants. Most grow strongly upright with long, straplike leaves variegated with white, cream, or red. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures but don't like cold drafts. Give plants medium to bright direct sunlight to maintain the best leaf color. Allow the soil to dry to the touch between waterings.
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Dracaena 'Dragon Tree Twister' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Dragon Tree Twister' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Dragon Tree Twister' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Dragon Tree Twister' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena 'Dragon Tree Twister'

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena fragrans 
  • Common Names: Dragon Tree, Twister
  • Description: The dragon tree is a dracaena with deep green foliage which grows in a spiral from its cane like stem. A great low maintenance and low light plant which makes a great addition to any home or workspace.
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Dracaena 'Elegance' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena 'Elegance'

$10.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena 'Elegance'
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree
  • DescriptionA member of the Dracaena family, this durable plant can easily be mistaken for a palm plant. This carefree plant has dark green leaves and a unique stock. It thrives in a large range of environments and is great for adding a tropical appearance to any room.
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Dracaena 'Janet Craig' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Janet Craig' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Janet Craig' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Janet Craig' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena 'Janet Craig'

$3.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena 'Janet Craig'
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree
  • DescriptionThis Dracaena Janet Craig plant in a 4-inch pot is great for assortments or small spaces in the home or office. Dracaenas compose of a large group of popular foliage plants. Most grow strongly upright with long variegated leaves with a large array of colors. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures and like ample light.
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Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
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Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Song of India - House Plant Shop

Dracaena Song of India

$8.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena reflexa 
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree, 'Song of India'
  • DescriptionThe Dracaena Plant has narrow smooth leaves with a bright yellow color. This hardy plant has yellow and green leaves that make for a great addition to any area. This Dracaena Song of India in a 4-inch pot is great for larger assortments or areas in your home or office near windows. Dracaenas compose of a large group of popular foliage plants. Most grow strongly upright with long variegated leaves with a large array of colors. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures and like ample light.

*due to COVID inventory issues on the raw materials, planters are not shipped with the saucer.

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Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine'

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine'
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree
  • Description: A member of the Dracaena family, this durable plant can easily be mistaken for a palm plant. Marginata Cane house plant is carefree and has thin leaves with vibrant colors. It thrives in a large range of environments. Most grow strongly upright with long variegated leaves with a large array of colors. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures and like ample light.
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Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop
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Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena 'Sted Sol Cane'

$10.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena fragans 
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree, 'Sted Sol Cane'
  • Description: A member of the Dracaena family, this durable plant can easily be mistaken for a palm plant. This care-free plant is a strong upright, evergreen shrub with a stout tan stem topped by a rosette on long, sword-shaped leaves. Narrow and arching, the shiny leaves are striped with golden-yellow down their center. It thrives in a large range of environments and is great for adding a tropical appearance to any room.

*due to COVID inventory issues on the raw materials, planters are not shipped with the saucer.

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Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Marginata Cane' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena 'Marginata Cane'

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena Marginata Cane
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree
  • DescriptionA member of the Dracaena family, this durable plant can easily be mistaken for a palm plant. Marginata Cane house plant is carefree and has thin leaves with vibrant colors. It thrives in a large range of environments. Most grow strongly upright with long variegated leaves with a large array of colors. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures and like ample light.

*due to COVID inventory issues on the raw materials, planters are not shipped with the saucer.

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Dracaena 'Lucky Bamboo' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Lucky Bamboo' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Lucky Bamboo' - House Plant Shop
Dracaena 'Lucky Bamboo' - House Plant Shop

Dracaena 'Lucky Bamboo'

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Dracaena sanderiana
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree, 'Lucky Bamboo'
  • Description: Erect, bright green, cane-like stem with terminal, corkscrew twist bearing shoots of small, lance-shaped, parallel-veined, green leaves. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures but don't like cold drafts. Give plants medium to bright light to maintain the best leaf color. Allow the soil to dry to the touch between waterings.
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