Plant Care Dracaena 'White Bird'

Dracaena 'White Bird'

About Dracaena 'White Bird'

Did you know the genus name Dracaena comes from the Greek for ‘female dragon’? Some plants in this genus have thick, red resin which was reminiscent of dragon blood! 🐲 Dracaenas are native to Africa, Asia, and northern Australia, and are known for being super easy to care for. Some species can go months without water, and many can grow well in low sunlight.

Taxonomy

Dracaena 'White Bird'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dracaena 'White Bird'

Water

How often to water your Dracaena 'White Bird'

Water needs for Dracaena 'White Bird'
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena 'White Bird' 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 'White Bird'

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 'White Bird' in your home

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

Dracaena 'White Bird' 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 'White Bird'

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

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Care Summary for Dracaena 'White Bird'

Dracaena 'White Bird'

Dracaena 'White Bird'


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.

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