Plant Care Moonlight Dragon Tree

Moonlight Dragon Tree

Also known as

Dracaena 'Moonlight'


Dracaena steudneri 'Moonlight'

How to care for Moonlight Dragon Tree


How often to water your Moonlight Dragon Tree

Water needs for Moonlight Dragon Tree
0.5 cups
every 12

Moonlight Dragon Tree 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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

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Finding light for Moonlight Dragon Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Moonlight Dragon Tree: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Moonlight 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 💪.

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How to fertilize Moonlight Dragon Tree

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

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Care Summary for Moonlight Dragon Tree

Moonlight Dragon Tree

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 6ft from a window


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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