Plant Care Malaika Dragon Tree

Malaika Dragon Tree


Dracaena 'Malaika'

How to care for Malaika Dragon Tree


How often to water your Malaika Dragon Tree

Water needs for Malaika Dragon Tree
0.5 cups
every 12

Malaika Dragon Tree 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 Malaika Dragon Tree

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Malaika Dragon Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Malaika Dragon Tree: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Malaika Dragon Tree 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 Malaika Dragon Tree

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

Care Summary for Malaika Dragon Tree

Malaika Dragon Tree

Malaika Dragon Tree

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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