Dracaena Warneckii Lemon Lime

Dracaena warneckii

Size: Small
Pot: Eco Planter

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  • Pet Warning:Toxic To Ingest

  • Care Level:I'm Easy

  • Overall Size: 6" to 8" W 8" to 12" H

Brighten up any space with the lemon-lime dragon tree. It's an indoor plant that thrives in medium light levels, with colorful and spiky leaves that bring drama to any space. With stripes of dark and vivid green, as well as bright yellow, it's easy to see where it gets its citrus-inspired name. Adaptable, easy to care for, and air purifying, it's the ideal addition to your desk at work. The Lemon Lime Dragon Tree (aka Dracaena warneckii Lemon Lime) is also easy to care for which makes it perfect for beginners! Its beautiful green leaves with yellow stripes will add some zing to any room or patio as well.

Plant - Dracaena Warneckii Lemon Lime Detail
Dracaena Warneckii Lemon Lime

About Dracaena Warneckii Lemon Lime

If you have a Dracaena Lemon Lime, there is an excellent chance that you breathe cleaner air. That's right! In their Clean Air Plant Study, NASA reports that it removes indoor pollutants such as formaldehyde, toluene, and xylene. Now, clear the air by adding this to your collection!

Care Level: I'm Easy

Super easy to care for and perfect for beginners.

Pet Friendly: Warning

Slightly poisonous to dogs and cats.

Bloom: No

Plant - Dracaena Warneckii Lemon Lime Detail

Great For People Who…

  • Great for people who like variety and variegated leaves
  • Great for people who are on the go and need low maintenance plants
  • Great for people who love the tropical vibe
  • Great for people using Feng Shui
Dracaena Warneckii Lemon Lime

Great For Spaces That…

  • Great for spaces with partial shade patios
  • Great for spaces with higher ceilings
  • Great for spaces with medium indirect light
  • Great for spaces with shelving or with an upward climbing trellis

Dracaena warneckii Care Guide

  • Medium

    Enjoys bright, indirect & filtered direct sunlight. Can live with low indirect light.

  • Low

    Keep the soil on the dry side. Water well and allow the soil to dry out.

  • Medium

    Enjoys high humidity, but does well in low humidity. Spritz occasionally.

  • 60 to 77

    Keep this plant on the warmer side and avoid cold drafts.

  • 10|11|12

    Outside: Keep it in full shade on a patio out of direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn and bring inside where nights are below 60°F.

  • Monthly

    The Dracaena Lemon Lime doesn't need a lot of fertilizer and may become sensitive to too much salts if applied too often. Apply a liquid fertilizer especially formulated for indoor plants. Avoid using water with chemicals (chlorine or fluoride). Apply every six weeks during the spring, summer and fall season. Let it rest during the winter.

  • 3 Years

    When receiving the Dracaena Lemon Lime plant, do not repot immediately but wait at least 6-12 months or if the roots are beginning to get crowded and growing through the drainage holes.

    Repot in the spring, using a 2 inches bigger pot to keep the roots drier. (Too big of a pot could cause the soil to dry slower, which is not helpful.)

    Place a piece of screening at the bottom of the container over the drainage hole to secure the soil and allow it to drain. Use a well-draining indoor potting mix with perlite to help with drainage.

    Water your plant in the old pot before transferring over and let it sit an hour.

    Add soil to the bottom to elevate the root ball. Lift the plant and release the roots against the existing planter. Use a clean knife or garden trowel to wedge between the pot and the soil to loosen.

    Inspect the root ball. Notice if there are any dead or rotting roots and trim off with sterile pruners. If the plant is rootbound, cut through the roots to alleviate continued encircling.

    Ensure the plant is sitting about 1 inch below the edge of the pot to avoid water spillage. Add more soil and backfill around the sides by tamping down. Fill up to the soil line but not over.

    Water thoroughly, leaving the soil damp but not soggy. If settling occurs, add more soil.

    Water well to dampen the soil and let it drain.

  • Monthly

    As this plant grows, it's normal for it to shed its lower leaves. Keep these leaves trimmed. To keep your Dracaena from growing leggy, prune each quarter. Remove top growth to encourage your plant to stay more compact and bushy. Cut back on the stalk to where you want it to begin to put on new growth and stay more compact. Do not remove more than one-third of the entire plant at one time, or this will cause too much stress and hinder its health. Look for any pests or diseases. Remove any debris from the soil and replenish if necessary.

  • Cuttings

    Take a stem cutting between 4-6 inches long with leaves attached with sanitized pruners.

    Dip the cuttings in water, then in a rooting hormone.

    Use a pot with drainage. and place the stem 1-2 inches down into the damp, well-draining, moist potting soil mix and tamp down around the stem securing it.

    Place a clear plastic bag over the cutting to mimic a greenhouse and mist the bag. Set it in bright, indirect sunlight while they are rooting.

    Check the moisture and humidity each day and add misting to keep the soil moist while the roots establish.

    After 6-8 weeks, roots will begin to establish. You can tug onto the stem to ensure the roots are secure.

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