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Dracaena Green Jewel

Dracaena Green Jewel

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Get to Know Dracaena Green Jewel!

Highlights

Dracaena Green Jewel is just that—a deep emerald bauble of a plant! Its dense foliage may require occasional pruning, but this low-maintenance houseplant is also low-light tolerant.

Watering

Dracaenas have a reputation for not needing a lot of water. True, but they need a thorough soaking when the soil dries out! Remember -- all plants need water! Use filtered water, rainwater, or distilled water, as these plants don’t like salts or minerals. Dracaenas prefer dry soil over constantly damp; soggy soil promotes fungus and root rot.

Sunlight

Thrives in filtered, bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can damage the leaves, unless the plant was originally grown in direct sun.

Pet-Friendly?

No, this plant is not pet-friendly! Keep away from pets!

Sad Plant (is your plant dying?)

YELLOW LEAVES: Usually the reasons for a dying dracaena are overwatering and poor drainage. Dracaena plants need good drainage and do not tolerate, consistently damp soil, boggy soil. If the soil is too damp the dracaena leaves turn yellow with a drooping and dying appearance, due to root rot.

BROWN LEAVES: Dracaena leaves turn brown because of too much direct sunlight, dry soil and low humidity. Dracaena are tropical plants that prefer to grow in bright, indirect light with regular misting to increase humidity and watered every week. If the soil dries out completely the leaves droop and turn brown.

BROWN TIPS: The reason dracaena leaf tips turn brown is because of low humidity due to air conditioning or indoor heating. Dracaena are tropical plants that prefer regular misting to maintain around 40% humidity. Dracaena is very sensitive to fluoride in tap water which also causes the leaf tips to turn brown.

DROOPING LEAVES: The reason for dracaena leaves drooping is usually because of dry soil, low humidity and high temperatures. Dracaena should be watered once a week with a generous soak so that they soil is evenly moist. low humidity saps moisture from the leaves and if the temperature is too high this can dry out the soil too quickly which cause the leaves to droop.

- To revive a dying dracaena, replicate the conditions of its native environment by increasing the humidity with regular misting, water once a week and locate the dracaena in an area of bright indirect light. Trim back any brown leaves to stimulate new growth. Ensure good drainage to avoid the leaves turning yellow an drooping off due to root rot.