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About Dragon Tree
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.
Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia
Also known as
Madagasgar Dragon, Aron and Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia
How to care for Dragon Tree
Dragon Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 2nd, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
February 2nd, 2023
Jacksonville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.4 megajoules of energy …
January 31st, 2023
This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 7.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 7.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of…
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 💪.
We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Jacksonville, Florida ⛅.
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 Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.