Dracaenas are a plant family which are native to South Asia, Africa and Australia. They are characterized by long pointy leaves which come in various colors. The leaves are long and pointed and grow from a central stem which keeps on growing thick. They have become very common across the world. As a houseplant, they provide the home with various colors and shapes of their leaves.
Long leaves with green color
|Pot size||5 inches|
|Plant height||6 inches|
|Plant spread||4 inches|
Plant care best practices
These plants need a little bit of care when they are brought inside the home. They shall need indirect sunlight and can be placed near the window or in a shaded part of the balcony. These plants need not be kept very dry as it affects the plant and can cause it to die. The plants will grow to a height of a few feet. This actually adds to the beauty of the plants.
Once the plant is received, kindly unpack and leave the plant in the balcony / open space for 2 days. Kindly water the plant if the top soil is dry. Change of the container shall be done only after a few days.
Bright, indirect sunlight is needed for good growth.
Planting medium needs
Well drained soil with fertilizer mix
They need to be watered frequently. The top soil once it grows dry needs tobe water and made moist. Do not overwater it.
Organic fertilizer once every month.
Dull leaf colouration: It happens due to high temperature. The leaves might become dull. Keeping the plant in a cool place within the temperature range will help.
Curling leaves : Due to excess of fertilizer or less sunlight. Keep the plant in a place with sufficient sunlight.
Leaf Drop. Due to the very cold temperature, the leaves might drop. Keep it outside in winter with sufficient sunlight and bring the plant back inside during night.