Plant Care Dracaena Limelight

Dracaena Limelight

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Dracaena Limelight has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Dracaena Limelight has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Dracaena Limelight

Dracaena Limelight is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as having large, lush leaves and being a survivor with only 27 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Dracaena Limelight likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Dracaena fragrans 'Limelight'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dracaena Limelight

Water

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
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 💪.

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Nutrients

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.

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Care Summary for Dracaena Limelight

Dracaena Limelight

Dracaena Limelight


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

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 Limelight has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Dracaena Limelight has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Dracaena Limelight has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Kporetto avatar
@Kporetto
leaf-1 25 Plants
xp 1,065 XP
globe New York
06/10/2021

Keep her dry

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Trinityk avatar
@Trinityk
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 84 XP
globe Sebastian, Florida
06/07/2021

it needs lot of sunlight. mine is in a small pot but iv seen large ones in larger pots. easy to maintain.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor

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