Plant Care ribbon plant
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ribbon plant

4.5 out of 5 (149 experiences)

ribbon plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
ribbon plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Dracaena braunii
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

What other plant parents say

ribbon plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 97
ribbon plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 55
ribbon plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 34
ribbon plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 27
ribbon plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 26
ribbon plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 17
ribbon plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 9
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@Briana
Holiday, Florida
Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Kanye by Briana on Greg, the plant care app
08/13/2021

my bf and i got this plant together as something fun and cute and we've actually gone through a small break up and got back together forgot to water it and everything while it just sits outside maybe…

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@Cmmnsnse
Pinellas Park, Florida
Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Digga by Cmmnsnse on Greg, the plant care app
04/13/2021

Digga D has gone through some difficult times recently, but he’s the epitome of a survivor, and is coming out of his tribulations with a roar, ready to be the plant he knows he can be. It’s a journey…

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Alo3vera avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Omori by Alo3vera on Greg, the plant care app
05/05/2021

Man you can never tell with these things. But I can share that they like pebbles not soil or that’s what it came in when I bought it anyways and I haven’t changed it. And like Aloe Vera,they don’t li…

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@Lacshell
Echuca, Victoria
Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Changying by Lacshell on Greg, the plant care app
05/15/2021

This plant is a fast grower in terms of leaves but stems will take longer. Very low maintenance and easily kept happy if attention is paid to it. Water when soil is dry. Cute and also great for feng …

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Micah avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant ribbon plant named cheollie by Micah on Greg, the plant care app
05/29/2021

when i first got this plant, i replaced the pot with this mason jar and added more pebbles and purified water. other than that i haven’t touched it and it’s been thriving and even sprouting new leave…

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Micah avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant ribbon plant named cheollie by Micah on Greg, the plant care app
05/29/2021

when i first got this plant, i replaced the pot with this mason jar and added more pebbles and purified water. other than that i haven’t touched it and it’s been thriving and even sprouting new leave…

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@Brandy
Pike, New York
Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Zeus by Brandy on Greg, the plant care app
06/12/2021

This plant has moved from a tiny glass in the bathroom to a 5 gallon Betta Fish tank. He is a room mate to the Red Potato also I inhibiting the tank. Let’s see how he likes it!

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@Lailas.oasis
Le Mars, Iowa
Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Orwell by Lailas.oasis on Greg, the plant care app
08/03/2021

orwell is an amazing plant i’ve had well over a year. he is a very fast grower, but if you don’t water him for long amounts of time, he may die. but he can always come back!

Adianrankin avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Raphael by Adianrankin on Greg, the plant care app
07/07/2021

Very easy to take care of. Ensure that it is good cutling or seedling. Take caution with watering and use either drainable pot with soil or a pot with rocks/water beads.

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@Christine
Reading, Massachusetts
Rating of the plant ribbon plant named Kobe by Christine on Greg, the plant care app
05/03/2021

Kobe is AMAZING and is very easy to grow. We bought ours already in a cool pattern, but if your nifty enough they could look really cool in sculpted positions.

How to care for ribbon plant

Water

How often to water your ribbon plant

Water needs for ribbon plant
0.5 cups
every 12

ribbon plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of ribbon plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for ribbon plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant ribbon plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

ribbon plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of ribbon plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize ribbon plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for ribbon plant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your ribbon plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for ribbon plant

ribbon plant

ribbon plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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