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Dracena Lemon Surprise 8 inch

Dracena Lemon Surprise 8 inch

Regular price $42.00 USD
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Dracaena Deremensis Lemon Surprise, with its vibrant and variegated foliage, is a stunning addition to your indoor plant collection. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure its optimal health and vibrant appearance.

Light:

  • Moderate Indirect Light: Place the Lemon Surprise in a location with bright, indirect light. While it can tolerate lower light conditions, avoid exposing it to direct sunlight for extended periods.

Watering:

  • Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of the soil feels dry. Ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Soil: Plant the Lemon Surprise in well-draining potting soil with added perlite or sand. This helps prevent waterlogging and promotes healthy root development.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Maintain a temperature range between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature changes.

Humidity:

  • Moderate to High Humidity:Dracaena Deremensis appreciates higher humidity levels. If the air is dry, consider misting the plant occasionally or placing a tray of water nearby.

Fertilizing:

  • Regular Feeding: Feed the Lemon Surprise with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength.

Pruning:

  • Prune Yellow or Brown Leaves:Trim any yellow or brown leaves with clean, sharp scissors to maintain the plant’s appearance and encourage new growth.

Repotting:

  • Infrequent Repotting: Repot the Lemon Surprise when it outgrows its current container, typically every 2-3 years. Refresh the soil during repotting.

Pest Management:

  • Inspect for Pests: Regularly check the plant for common pests like spider mites or scale insects. If pests are detected, treat them with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Decorative Tips:

  • Stylish Containers: Plant the Lemon Surprise in a decorative container that complements its vibrant foliage. Ensure the container has drainage holes.

 

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