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Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine'

Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine'

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Description: Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine' is a vibrant and eye-catching houseplant prized for its colorful foliage and low-maintenance nature. Belonging to the Asparagaceae family, this cultivar features slender, cane-like stems topped with clusters of long, sword-shaped leaves in shades of green and yellow, creating a striking contrast that brightens any indoor space. Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine' is an excellent choice for plant enthusiasts looking to add a pop of color and tropical flair to their home or office environment, while also enjoying the benefits of improved indoor air quality and minimal care requirements.

🌿 Botanical Name: Dracaena marginata 'Sunshine'

💧 Care Level: Easy. Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine' is relatively low-maintenance and adapts well to indoor environments.

📏 Size: Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine' typically grows to a height of 4 to 6 feet (120 to 180 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 Marginata 'Sunshine' thrives in bright, indirect light. Place it near a south- or west-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: Allow the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil to dry out between waterings, then water thoroughly until excess water drains from the bottom of the pot. Avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot. Reduce watering frequency in the winter months when growth slows down.

💦 Humidity: Dracaena Marginata 'Sunshine' 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 Marginata 'Sunshine' 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 Marginata 'Sunshine' 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 Marginata 'Sunshine' 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 Marginata 'Sunshine' 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 Marginata 'Sunshine' 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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