Dracaena Care

Dracaena Care

Dracaena Care

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

Light: 

  • 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 

Water: 

  • 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

  • Humidity is not necessary

Soil Type: 

  • Prefers well draining, rocky soil 

Toxicity Level: 

  • Toxic to animals 

Additional Information:

  • Glossy leaves can collect dust, so a gentle dusting with a microfiber cloth or duster is beneficial