Dracaena Dragontree Malaika
Pot:6cm Height: 12cm
Light: Dracaena prefers medium to bright light but can tolerate lower light levels.
Water: Water when the soil starts to dry out at the top, water well and allow to drain thoroughly. Dracaena are relatively drought tolerant. Do not over water as this will cause the leaf tips to blacken.
Temperature: Average household temperatures between 16-24°C but can cope with as low as 12°C for short periods.
Feed: Apply a weak dose of a fertiliser once or twice a month during the growing season.
Care tips: Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove accumulated dust. Cut back by removing the top of the plant if it grows too tall. Don’t use leaf shine on these plants.
Air Purifying: This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height 2-2.5m. Slow growing.
Toxicity: The sap is toxic to animals. It is not considered poisonous to humans but should not be ingested.
Origin: Tropical Africa.