Plant Care Dracaena 'milky way'

Dracaena 'milky way'

Taxonomy

Dracaena sucrulosa
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dracaena 'milky way'

Water

How often to water your Dracaena 'milky way'

Water needs for Dracaena 'milky way'
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena 'milky way' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Seattle, Washington.

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 'milky way'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dracaena 'milky way' in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

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Growing Dracaena 'milky way' in Seattle right now

Light needs for plant Dracaena 'milky way' in Seattle, Washington

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Seattle is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Dracaena 'milky way' in Seattle, Washington

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 41.7% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Seattle is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Seattle is expected to decrease by 41.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 4.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Dracaena 'milky way' in Seattle, Washington

Daylight will decrease by 1.7 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Seattle is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 16.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.3 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Dracaena 'milky way' in your home

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

Dracaena 'milky way' 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 💪.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Seattle, Washington ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dracaena 'milky way'

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

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Care Summary for Dracaena 'milky way'

Dracaena 'milky way'

Dracaena 'milky way'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Seattle, Washington, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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