Plant Care Dracaena Shogun Gold

Dracaena Shogun Gold

About Dracaena Shogun Gold

Did you know the genus name Dracaena comes from the Greek for ‘female dragon’? Some plants in this genus have thick, red resin which was reminiscent of dragon blood! 🐲 Dracaenas are native to Africa, Asia, and northern Australia, and are known for being super easy to care for. Some species can go months without water, and many can grow well in low sunlight.


Dracaena fragrans 'Shogun Gold'

How to care for Dracaena Shogun Gold


How often to water your Dracaena Shogun Gold

Water needs for Dracaena Shogun Gold
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena Shogun Gold 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 Shogun Gold

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dracaena Shogun Gold in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dracaena Shogun Gold: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dracaena Shogun Gold 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 💪.

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How to fertilize Dracaena Shogun Gold

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

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Care Summary for Dracaena Shogun Gold

Dracaena Shogun Gold

Dracaena Shogun Gold

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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