Plant Care Dracaena Massangeana

Dracaena Massangeana

4.6 out of 5 (16 experiences)

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

About Dracaena Massangeana

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. 🦇

Taxonomy

Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

Also known as

Mass Cane and Dracaena massangeana

How to care for Dracaena Massangeana

Water

How often to water your Dracaena Massangeana

Water needs for Dracaena Massangeana
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena Massangeana 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 Massangeana

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Dracaena Massangeana in your home

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

Dracaena Massangeana 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dracaena Massangeana in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dracaena Massangeana

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

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Care Summary for Dracaena Massangeana

Dracaena Massangeana

Dracaena Massangeana


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 Massangeana has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 12
Dracaena Massangeana has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 10
Dracaena Massangeana has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Dracaena Massangeana has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Sharon67 avatar
@Sharon67
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 61 XP
globe Beckley, WV
08/20/2021

Prune lower leaves once a year for better growth.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Marls avatar
@Marls
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 262 XP
globe London, Ontario
06/29/2021

One of my favourite plants, super easy to care for and so beautiful!!

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Dippy avatar
@Dippy
leaf-1 51 Plants
xp 1,976 XP
globe Telford, England
06/21/2021

Beautiful plants

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Rjg avatar
@Rjg
leaf-1 123 Plants
xp 104,989 XP
globe Austin, TX
03/30/2021

So easy! Also a great air purifying plant!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Greengracie16 avatar
@Greengracie16
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 58 XP
globe Roseburg, OR
03/07/2021

Easy to take care of, big bright beautiful plant, my favorite💖

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Fast grower Fast grower

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