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Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise'

Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise'

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Description: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' is a striking and vibrant plant valued for its elegant foliage and air-purifying properties. Belonging to the Asparagaceae family, this cultivar features long, sword-shaped leaves with vivid green and yellow variegation, creating a stunning contrast that brightens any indoor space. Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' is an excellent choice for adding a pop of color and interest to offices, living rooms, or entryways, delighting plant enthusiasts with its low-maintenance nature and eye-catching appearance.

🌿 Botanical Name: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise'

💧 Care Level: Easy. Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' is relatively low-maintenance and adapts well to indoor environments.

📏 Size: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' typically grows to a height of 2 to 5 feet (60 to 150 cm) with a spread of 1 to 2 feet (30 to 60 cm), although size may vary depending on growing conditions and care.

☀️ Light: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' thrives in bright, indirect light. Place it near a north- or east-facing window where it can receive filtered sunlight or artificial light. While it can tolerate lower light conditions, it may result in slower growth and less vibrant foliage.

💧 Water: Keep the soil consistently moist during the growing season (spring and summer), but avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot. Water Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' when the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil feels dry to the touch, and allow excess water to drain away freely.

💦 Humidity: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' prefers moderate humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, using a humidity tray, or placing the plant in a room with a humidifier, especially during dry indoor conditions.

🌡️ Temperature: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' prefers temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). Protect it from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations, as these can stress the plant.

❄️ Hardiness: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' is best grown indoors in most climates. It is not frost-tolerant and should be protected from temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

🌱 Soil: Plant Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' in well-draining, peat-based potting mix with added perlite or sand for improved drainage. Ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

🌱 Fertilizing: Feed Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength every 4 to 6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilization frequency in the fall and winter.

🔄 Pruning: Remove any yellowing or damaged leaves as needed to maintain the plant's appearance and overall health. Prune back leggy growth to encourage a bushier habit.

🌱 Propagation: Dracaena Deremensis 'Lemon Surprise' can be propagated from stem cuttings. Take 4-6 inch (10-15 cm) stem cuttings with at least one node and plant them in moist potting mix. Keep the cuttings warm and humid until new roots develop.

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