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These tall house plants are known for their distinctive striped leaves that often display contrasting shades of green. Easy to look after and hard to kill, these tropical plants are native to Africa and Southern Asia and will bring much needed colour and height to your home décor.

More about your Dracaena plant

These upright shrubs are native to Africa and Southern Asia and are an easy-care houseplant. These tree-like plants come in a variety of sizes and some varieties can grow up to 10 feet tall. The key to a happy Dracaena is keeping the soil moist at all time. If you find the leaves of your plant drooping or going yellow, then you are overwatering or need to improve the drainage of your soil. During the spring you should consider fertilizing every two weeks. Reduce to once a month in the autumn and stop feeding during the winter. This will replicate the plants natural cycle, allowing it to go dormant in the winter, and giving you better and more uniform growth.

How much sunlight does my Dracaena need ?

Your Dracaena will do best in bright light that has been filtered through a curtain or in a semi shaded position. Avoid placing your plant in direct sunlight as this may scorch the leaves.

Can I water my Dracaena with tap water?

You can, but these plants can be choosy when it comes to salts and minerals In their soil. They are also not fans of fluoride, so if you can we would advise watering with filtered or rainwater to get the best results.

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