Dracaena are easy care plants. They make great office plants, but are also easy to care for underrated houseplants that can grow into interesting shapes and come in a wide variety of sizes.
Lower light tolerant varieties: Lisa, Elegance Cane, Hawaiian
Moderate to Bright light varieties: Stedneri Sol Cane, Rikki, Bicolor, Limelight, Lemon Lime, Song of India, White Jewel
- Darker leafed varieties like Dracaena Lisa are generally tolerant of lower light. Variegated and yellow-leafed varieties like Dracaena Marginata or Stedneri Sol prefer moderate to bright indirect light.
- Keep out of direct sun, since it can crisp the leaves
- Likes to dry out fully in between watering
- Roughly every 2-3 weeks
- Yellowing leaves is a sign of overwatering
- Brown or yellow tips can be the result of fluoride in water and can be trimmed off
- Humidity is not necessary
- Prefers well draining, rocky soil
- Toxic to animals
- Glossy leaves can collect dust, so a gentle dusting with a microfiber cloth or duster is beneficial