Plant Care Dracaena 'Golden Heart'

Dracaena 'Golden Heart'

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Dracaena 'Golden Heart' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Dracaena 'Golden Heart' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Dracaena 'Golden Heart'

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. 🦇


Dracaena fragrans 'Golden Heart'

How to care for Dracaena 'Golden Heart'


How often to water your Dracaena 'Golden Heart'

Water needs for Dracaena 'Golden Heart'
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena 'Golden Heart' 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 'Golden Heart'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dracaena 'Golden Heart' in your home

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

Dracaena 'Golden Heart' 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 'Golden Heart'

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

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Care Summary for Dracaena 'Golden Heart'

Dracaena 'Golden Heart'

Dracaena 'Golden Heart'

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.

What other plant parents say

Dracaena 'Golden Heart' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Dracaena 'Golden Heart' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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There really isn’t anything to dislike! I haven’t gotten anywhere near killing mine, even with my subpar sunlight. I’ve had heaps of people telling me they thought it was fake because of just how great it looks.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor

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