Plant Care Dragon Tail Plant

Dragon Tail Plant

4.8 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Dragon Tail Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Dragon Tail Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About Dragon Tail Plant

The genus name Epipremnum comes from the Greek roots meaning 'upon' and 'stump', since these plants are expert tree climbers! All parts of them are toxic, so be sure to keep them away from furry friends and small children.

Taxonomy

Epipremnum pinnatum
Epipremnum
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Centipede tongavine

How to care for Dragon Tail Plant

Water

How often to water your Dragon Tail Plant

Water needs for Dragon Tail Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Dragon Tail Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Dragon Tail Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Dragon Tail Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dragon Tail Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dragon Tail Plant 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 Dragon Tail Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dragon Tail Plant

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Dragon Tail Plant

Dragon Tail Plant

Dragon Tail Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 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

Dragon Tail Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Dragon Tail Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Dragon Tail Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Dragon Tail Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Dragon Tail Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Alynee avatar
@Alynee
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 66 XP
12/28/2021

Great indoor plant, does not require a lot of effort to grow and to keep it healthy and gorgeous. ❤️🪴

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Tessalou avatar
@Tessalou
leaf-1 37 Plants
xp 1,780 XP
globe Withcott, Queensland
11/24/2021

Refreshing touch to a room. Lush leaves

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Tessasplants avatar
@Tessasplants
leaf-1 35 Plants
xp 728 XP
10/08/2021

Beautiful indoor plant

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Isabel avatar
@Isabel
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 126 XP
globe Wangoom, Victoria
05/20/2021

it’s a climber, and isn’t easy to kill

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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