Plant Care dragon tree golden coast

dragon tree golden coast

Taxonomy

dracaena fragrans 'golden coast'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for dragon tree golden coast

Water

How often to water your dragon tree golden coast

Water needs for dragon tree golden coast
0.5 cups
every 12

dragon tree golden coast needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, Illinois.

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 dragon tree golden coast

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.

Plant care guide for dragon tree golden coast in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

41% Low

Growing dragon tree golden coast in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant dragon tree golden coast in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant dragon tree golden coast in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 33.8% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Chicago is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to decrease by 33.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant dragon tree golden coast in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 7.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.0 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for dragon tree golden coast in your home

Light needs and placement for plant dragon tree golden coast: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

dragon tree golden coast 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 💪.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Chicago, Illinois ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize dragon tree golden coast

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for dragon tree golden coast: 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 dragon tree golden coast after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot dragon tree golden coast

Nutrient needs for plant dragon tree golden coast in Chicago, Illinois

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 25th, 2021

The growing potential in Chicago is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Care Summary for dragon tree golden coast

dragon tree golden coast

dragon tree golden coast


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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