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Dracaena

The popular and easy to grow houseplants known collectively as Dracaenas include several species and varieties. The Dracaena plants vary in size, shape, and color, but all share a main characteristic in that their long leaves grow outward and up from a central stalk, or cane.

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  • Water the plant by keeping the soil moist, but never soggy. Drooping or yellowing leaves typically indicate over-watering or poor drainage.
  • Use filtered water, rainwater, or distilled water, as these plants don’t like salts or minerals. 
  • Place this plant in a bright indirect or filtered light.
  • Fertilize the plant from spring through Autumn using houseplant fertilizer and refer to the products instructions. And during winter months the plant does not need to be fertilized
  • Dracaena fragrans (Lemon Lime, Corn Plant))
  • Dracaena marginata (Dragon Tree)
  • Dracaena sanderiana (Lucky Bamboo)
  • Dracaena surculosa (Florida Beauty)
  • Dracaena deremensis (Janet Craig)
  • Dracaena deremensis (Warneckii)
  • Dracaena reflexa (Song of India)
  • Stems of the houseplant dracaena are called canes which can be pruned to keep plants under control.
  • The ideal temperature for Dracaenas are above 65℉ or above.