Plant Care Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

About Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

The protective resins inside this plant are in Dragon’s Blood, a bright red pigment, varnish, medicine, incense, and dye that has been used across ancient cultures for thousands of years. This plant rarely blooms, but when it does, its flower blooms at night and emits smells that attract night pollinators, like moths. 🦇


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How to care for Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'


How often to water your Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

Water needs for Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine' 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 Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine' 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 đź’Ş.

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How to fertilize Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine': 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 Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Hawaiian Sunshine'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 6ft from a window


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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