Description For Dracaena Golden Milky
How to grow Dracaena Golden MilkyPlant Description: Dracaena Golden Milky is an erect plant with cream, golden-green foliage. Suitable for both outdoor and indoor arrangement Dracaena Golden Milky is an excellent plant for containers. It can be grown in decorative indoor pots, potted in corridors, or placed in the living room corners.
Botanical Name: Dracaena sp.
Plant type: Ornamental foliage plant.
Growth Habit: Palm/bamboo like shrub.
Growth Rate: Slow and straight growing plant
Average Landscape Size: Small shrub when grown as houseplant in pot (2-5 ft).
Special Features: Air purifying plant, good luck plant..
How to care for Dracaena Golden MilkySoil: Well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Any good quality pot-o-mix available for houseplants will do.
Pot Size: 12-16 inch, round pots. Pot could be made up of plastic, fibre, ceramic or terracotta. The plant prefers pot bound conditions.
Potting/Transplanting: The container selected must have proper drainage holes. To prevent water logging, cover the drainage holes with broken pieces of earthen pots or brick pieces before putting the soil. Transplant the Dracaena Golden Milky sapling in a pot along with root-ball of the original soil. Carefully place the plant in the middle of the pot & cover the roots completely with remaining soil.
Repotting: Dracaena Golden Milky should be repotted every year; especially when the plant has grown too tall, has become extra root bound, and oversized as compared to the old pot.
Sunlight: Dracaena Golden Milky needs plenty of diffused sunlight. You need to provide it good light (2-3 hours) when indoors to maintain foliage colour. Plants don't mind low light conditions. Do not keep the plant under direct sunlight in summers.
Water: Dracaena Golden Milky needs sufficient water supply. Allow the soil to dry slightly between watering. Wait until the soil surface is dry when touched, and then water them thoroughly. Avoid watering with cold water. Spraying clear water on foliage is beneficial for the plant.
Fertiliser: Dracaena Golden Milky likes rich compost mixed with little limestone powder, which promotes colour development.
Temperature: Dracaena Golden Milky grows best in 20-30 degree Celsius during the day. It can tolerate low temperature too.
Humidity: Dracaena Golden Milky grows well in hot & humid climate; however they can also tolerate conditions with low humidity. It will profit from an occasional misting of their foliage.
Pruning: The leggy leafless old Dracaena Golden Milky plant should be cut back near the bottom to encourage new growth.
Propagation: Dracaena Golden Milky is propagated by air layering or nodal/ terminal cuttings of canes.
Companion Plants: Aralia, Dieffenbachia, Money plant, Philodendron, Ferns.
|Type of Plants||Foliage Pattern Plants|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Speciality||Erect plant with cream, golden, green foliage.|
|Design Use||Grown in fancy indoor pots.|
|Ideal Location||Potted in corridors, living room corners.|
|Packing Weight||750 g|
|Packing Height||25 cm|
|Packing Depth||10 cm|
|Packing Width||10 cm|