How To Make Your Plants Happy: Madagascar Dragon Tree Care Guide

Drawing of Madagascar Dragon Tree
Madagascar Dragon Tree: Dracaena Marginata Cane

LIGHT

While is can survive in low light, ideal lighting is bright, indirect light. It enjoys lit areas but not direct sunlight. The lower the light the lower the growth rate, which make create smaller leaves.

WATER

Water every 10-14 days with less during the winter. Only water when the top 50% of the soil is dry as overwatering can cause root rot.

TEMPERATURE

Prefers warmer climates of around 70-80° bur any comfortable room temperature is fine.

AIR

Normal household humidity is fine, no extra care needed.

GROWTH

Can grow up to 8' tall. Use loose, well-drained soil. Feed monthly plant food in the spring and summer, prefers a well-balanced fertilizer diluted to 1/2 the recommended strength. Do not feed in the fall or winter.

TOXICITY

Extremely poisonous to cats and dogs, safe for humans.

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