Dracaena Draco , Dragon Tree – Plant
Water when top 4 inches of soil is dry to touch
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"0
Bright to Medium Indirect Sunlight
Best Bushy Houseplants
Air Purifying, Living Room,
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Dracaena Draco Plant is a native plant of Madeira, Morocco, Cape Verde, and the Canary Islands regions.
Your Dracaena Draco Plant is a NASA certified Air Purifying Plant that effectively removes formaldehyde, benzene, xylene, and various other harmful gases from the atmosphere.
Your Dracaena Draco Plant can grow up to 6 feet tall when grown indoors.
Dracaena Draco Plant requires bright to medium indirect sunlight to maintain its foliage. They can also tolerate shades but that will reduce the speed of new leaves formation in the plant.
Your Plant requires a temperature of no less than 10 C or their health may start to decline. Hence, you must keep your plant indoors during the winter season.
Water your Dracaena Draco Plant only when the 4 inches of the topsoil is dry to touch. You must water them once every week during the summers and once every 1.5 weeks during the winters.
Your Plant prefers a high-humidity environment and hence, you should consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas or misting them regularly.
Dracaena Lemon Lite prefers well-draining and aerated loose soil for better growth. You can also mix your normal potting mix for planting it.
Dracaena Draco Plant is not a heavy feeder but regular feeding will boost their growth. You can use an all-purpose liquid fertilizer with an NPK ratio of 3-1-2 once every month for your plant during the summer season.
However, during the winters, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Dracaena Draco Plant is considered to be toxic for pets and humans due to the presence of saponin in their leaves. Ingestion of it may cause symptoms of nausea, dizziness, indigestion, and vomiting.
You should prune your Dracaena Draco Plant once every month by clipping off the dead leaves and twigs from the plant to boost the production of new stems and leaves in the plant.
You should repot your plant once every 1 year in a pot that is longer than a size bigger than the current pot to help your plant grow the best during the spring or summer season. You must use a new potting mix for your plant then.
Dracaena Draco Plant losing leaves: It is an indication of overwatering- Water your plant only when the top 4 inches of the soil is completely dry.
Dracaena Draco Plant leaves curling: This is caused due to exposure to low humidity areas or high exposure to direct sunlight- Place your plant in a spot with atleast 50% humidity. You can also keep it in your bathroom or kitchen areas to improve the humidity levels in a spot that receives medium to bright indirect sunlight.
Dracaena Draco Plant or Dragon Tree Plant is a monocot plant belonging to the Asparagus Family. It is a slow-growing plant that belongs to a tree-like species. It grows up to a height of 4 ft in its first ten years, thus making it one of the best bushy houseplants for your house.