Dracaena Surculosa Aurea is a popular indoor ornamental plant that used as homes and office decor. Gold dust dracaena is a shrub with bamboos like stem and beautiful yellow-spotted foliages. The main attraction about the plants is it has a bamboo-like stem and it can purify the air.
It is a perfect choice for adding life to your home.
5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Golddust Dracaena, Spoted-Leaf Dracaena, Japanese Bamboo, and Gold Dust Plant
Maximum Reachable Height
72 - 80 inches
Easy to grow
Planting and care
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Place your plant in a place that receives indirect bright light.
It require well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
Water only when the soil feels dry to touch.
Soil must never be allowed to dry out completely.
Application of Fertilizer
Apply organic fertilizers during spring and rainy season.
Loosen the soil without damaging the roots. It will help the plant to uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in required light condition.
Wipe the dust from the leaves with a clean, damp cloth.
Remove dead, decay and infected part of the plant.
For insect attack apply neem oil or any organic insecticide.
Dracaena surculosa Aurea care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it.
Do not overwater them suddenly.
Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.
Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
Allow the plants to dry between watering, but not completely.
Loose, well-drained soil.
10-26 Degrees Celsius
Apply any organic fertilizer two times a year.
Dracaena surculosa Aurea special feature
This plant have bamboo like stem.
Dracaena surculosa Aurea uses
The main attraction about the plants is that it has a bamboo-like stem and it can purify the air
It is a perfect choice for adding life to your home
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dracaena plant?
Dracaena is a group of popular plants which can be grown both indoor and outdoor based on the climatic conditions. They are known for easy care, maintenance and beautiful foliage.
Can Dracaena grow indoors?
Some varieties like Dracaena marginata and Dracaena fragrans can be grown in shade away from direct sunlight whereas many species do require full sun (3-6 hrs a day) for healthy growth. If you wish to grow Dracaena indoors then best way is to choose a bright light spot as per plant requirement.
Can Dracaena grow in water?
Not recommended. Dracaena plant require well drained soil rich in organic content.
When prune Dracaena?
Prune lower leaves to impart a palm like appearance and do prune the yellow, infected leaves time to time.
Why is my Dracaena turning brown?
If the leaves are with brown tips and edges are yellow the most likely reason is dry air (Hot or Cold) around the plant. Another reason is roots are allowed to dry out for long. If leaves are soft and curled with brown edges then it is because of low temperatures. Also avoid over watering and making plant stand in stagnant water.
How to care Dracaena?
Some Dracaena like Dracaena marginata and Dracaena fragrans need indirect bright light many other would require direct sunlight (3-6 hrs a day). Use well drained soil for potting and apply water when soil in the pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Protect the plants from hot and cold droughts.
Is Dracaena poisonous?
Dracaena are toxic to pets and if ingested may cause illness in human beings also.
Does Dracaena marginata clean air?
Yes, Plants are natural air purifiers and so do is a Dracaena marginata plant.
Does Dracaena need sunlight?
Direct sunlight is not required by some species like dracaena marginata and Dracaena fragrance but many other species require 3-6 hrs a day sunlight but make sure to protect all plants from afternoon harsh sunlight.
Does Dracaena clean the air?
Like all plants Dracaena also clean air.
Can Dracaena grow outdoors?
Yes, Dracaena can be grown outdoors.
When does Dracaena fragrans flower?
Generally, the very mature plant (At least 5 years old) shows flowering but it will rarely bloom indoors.
Why is my Dracaena turning yellow?
Overwatering, underwatering and/or exposure to hot and cold droughts are the main reasons. Please check plant growing conditions for the exact reason.
When does Dracaena flower?
Dracaena rarely show flowering especially indoor. They flower when plant is mature (At least 5 years old) and well treated.
Dracaena when to take cuttings?
Take the cuttings of mature plant or use crown of leaves altogether and use as cutting.
Is Dracaena indoor plant?
Dracaena has some species that can be grown indoor and some both indoor and outdoor.
What size of pot we should use to pot Dracaena?
It depends on plant size. Use at least 6 inch pot for small plant but a smaller pot can also be used. Just make sure to repot the plant when it starts outgrowing the current pot or roots start coming out of drainage holes.
When to repot Dracaena marginata?
Repot the plant when it starts outgrowing the current pot or roots start coming out of drainage holes.
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star
Monday, 02 March 2020
Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety
Friday, 31 January 2020
This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.