Plant Care Dracaena Limelight

Dracaena Limelight


Dracaena fragrans 'Limelight'

How to care for Dracaena Limelight


How often to water your Dracaena Limelight

Water needs for Dracaena Limelight
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena Limelight 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 Limelight

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Dracaena Limelight in your home

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

Dracaena Limelight 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 Limelight

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

Care Summary for Dracaena Limelight

Dracaena Limelight

Dracaena Limelight

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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