8 - 15cm Dracaena Malaika 9cm Pot


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Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' is a popular houseplant known for its attractive foliage, which is marked with white and green variegation. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' healthy:

  1. Light: Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can burn the leaves. It can also tolerate low light conditions, but it may result in less vibrant variegation.

  2. Water: Allow the soil to dry out partially between watering. Water the plant thoroughly, and let the excess water drain out of the pot. Do not let the plant sit in standing water, as it can lead to root rot.

  3. Humidity: Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' prefers moderate to high humidity. You can increase humidity by using a humidifier, placing a tray of water near the plant, or misting the leaves.

  4. Temperature: Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C) and does not tolerate cold drafts or sudden temperature changes.

  5. Soil: Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter.

  6. Fertilizer: Feed your Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Do not fertilize during the winter months.

  7. Pruning: Prune your Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' to maintain its shape and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves.

  8. Propagation: Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' can be propagated by stem cuttings, which should be taken in the spring or summer.

  9. Toxicity: Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' is toxic to pets and humans. The sap of the plant can cause irritation and swelling in the mouth and throat if ingested.

By following these tips, you can help your Dracaena deremensis 'Malaika' thrive and enjoy its attractive foliage in your home or office.

8 - 15cm Dracaena Malaika 9cm Pot House Plant