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Dracaena Lisa

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Small, 1 to 3 ft or 6 inch pot
Medium, 3 to 4 ft or 8 to 10 inch pot
Large, 4 to 5 ft or 8 to 10 inch pot
XL, 5 to 6 ft or 10 to 12 inch pot
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Please Note: Sizing can differ between plant varieties. Please chat with us if you need clarification.

*Measured from the bottom of the pot.

Bright indirect sunOnce a weekPretty easyNot pet friendly
  • Low Light Tolerance: Perfect for homes or offices with limited natural light, as it can thrive in less sunny environments where other plants might struggle.
  • Air Purification: Known for its air-purifying abilities, the Dracaena Lisa can help remove common indoor pollutants, promoting a healthier living or working space.
  • Minimal Maintenance: Its resilience and low maintenance requirements make it an excellent choice for both seasoned plant owners and beginners looking for a hassle-free green addition to their interiors.
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Dracaena Lisa
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Dracaena Lisa is a striking and resilient houseplant, known for its elegant, sword-like leaves that gracefully arch from the central stalk. Its rich, deep green foliage brings a refreshing and exotic feel to any indoor space, making it a favorite among plant enthusiasts and interior decorators alike.

Growth rate: Slow-growing, reaching a mature height of 5 to 8 feet indoors with a width of 2 to 3 feet.

Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Reduce watering in winter months.

Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorch.

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We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

Frequently Asked Questions

Caring for Dracaena Lisa, a popular indoor plant known for its long, dark green leaves and easy care, involves a few key steps:

Light: Dracaena Lisa prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch its leaves. A spot near a window with a sheer curtain would be ideal.

Watering: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Dracaena Lisa is sensitive to overwatering, which can lead to root rot. It's better to underwater than overwater.

Humidity: This plant tolerates average indoor humidity levels. If your home is very dry, especially in winter, you can increase humidity with a humidifier or by placing a water tray near the plant.

Temperature: Keep your Dracaena Lisa in a room with temperatures between 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C). Avoid placing it near drafts, vents, or temperature extremes.

Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix. A general-purpose indoor potting soil works well.

Fertilizing: Fertilize once or twice a year with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer, especially during the growing season (spring and summer).

Cleaning Leaves: Wipe the leaves occasionally with a damp cloth to remove dust.

Repotting: Repot every 2-3 years or when the plant becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that's slightly larger than the current one.

By following these care guidelines, your Dracaena Lisa should thrive, adding a touch of green and elegance to your indoor space.

Dracaena Lisa can grow quite tall, especially when given the right conditions. Indoors, it typically reaches heights of 5 to 7 feet.

The growth rate and ultimate height of Dracaena Lisa can vary based on factors like the amount of light it receives, the size of its pot, and general care practices.

Pruning Dracaena Lisa is a straightforward process. Here’s how you can do it:

Choose the Right Time: The best time to prune is in the spring or early summer, which is the beginning of the plant's active growing season.

Use Clean, Sharp Tools: Always use clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears. This helps make clean cuts and prevents disease.

Trimming Height: If you want to control the height or encourage bushier growth, you can cut the main stem to the desired height. Dracaena Lisa will typically sprout new growth below the cut.

Removing Dead or Yellow Leaves: Regularly remove any dead, yellowing, or damaged leaves by cutting them at the base of the leaf stem.

Thinning Out: If the plant becomes too dense, you can thin it out by cutting back some of the stems to different heights. This helps light reach the lower leaves and can improve the plant's overall shape.

Avoid Over-Pruning: Don't remove more than one-third of the plant at a time. Over-pruning can stress the plant.

Pruning not only helps maintain the desired shape and size of your Dracaena Lisa but also encourages healthy growth. After pruning, continue with regular care, and you should see new growth soon.

The ideal location for your Dracaena Lisa in your house would be a spot where it receives bright, indirect light. Here are some specifics to consider:

Light: Place it near a window where it gets plenty of light, but not direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. An east-facing window is often a good choice, as it provides gentle morning light. If you only have south- or west-facing windows, you may need to use sheer curtains or move the plant a little farther from the window to avoid intense afternoon sun.

Temperature: Dracaena Lisa prefers consistent, moderate temperatures, typically between 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C). Avoid placing it near drafts, heating vents, or air conditioning units, as sudden temperature fluctuations can stress the plant.

Humidity: This plant tolerates average indoor humidity. However, if your home is particularly dry, especially in the winter months, consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the plant to increase humidity.

Away from Pets: Keep in mind that Dracaena Lisa is toxic to cats and dogs if ingested, so place it somewhere out of reach of pets.

By finding a spot in your house that meets these conditions, your Dracaena Lisa should thrive, adding a touch of green elegance to your indoor space.

Watering Dracaena Lisa should be done with care, as the plant is sensitive to overwatering. Here’s a simple guide:

Watering Frequency: Generally, water your Dracaena Lisa every 1 to 2 weeks, but this can vary depending on the humidity and light in your home.

Check the Soil: Before watering, check that the top inch of soil is dry. You can do this by sticking your finger into the soil. If it feels dry at that depth, it’s time to water.

How to Water: Water the plant thoroughly, allowing excess water to drain out of the bottom of the pot. Avoid letting the plant sit in water, as this can lead to root rot.

Seasonal Adjustments: Reduce watering in the winter months when the plant's growth slows down.

Water Quality: Dracaena Lisa can be sensitive to chemicals in tap water, such as fluoride and chlorine. If possible, use filtered or distilled water, or let tap water sit out overnight before using it.

By following these guidelines, you can ensure that your Dracaena Lisa receives the right amount of water to stay healthy and vibrant. Remember, it’s better to underwater than overwater this plant.

If the leaves of your Dracaena Lisa are turning brown, there are several common reasons to consider:

Overwatering: One of the most common causes of brown leaves in Dracaena Lisa is overwatering. Excess water can lead to root rot, which in turn causes leaves to turn brown, especially at the tips and edges.

Underwatering: While less common, underwatering can also lead to browning leaves. If the soil is too dry, the tips and edges of the leaves may turn brown.

Fluoride Sensitivity: Dracaena Lisa is sensitive to fluoride, which is commonly found in tap water. Fluoride toxicity can cause browning of the leaf tips and margins.

Low Humidity: Dry air, especially in heated homes during the winter, can cause the leaf tips to become dry and brown.

Direct Sunlight: If the plant is exposed to direct sunlight, the leaves can get sunburned, leading to brown patches.

Pests: Pest infestations, such as spider mites, can also cause browning leaves.

To address these issues, adjust your watering habits as needed, use filtered water if possible, maintain moderate humidity, and ensure the plant receives bright, indirect light. Regularly check for pests and treat if necessary. With proper care, you can help your Dracaena Lisa recover and thrive.

An unhealthy Dracaena Lisa can exhibit several signs that indicate it's not in optimal condition. Here are key indicators:

Brown Leaf Tips or Edges: This is often a sign of overwatering, underwatering, or exposure to fluoride in tap water.

Yellowing Leaves: If the leaves are turning yellow, it could be a sign of overwatering or poor drainage.

Drooping Leaves: Leaves that appear limp and droopy can indicate either overwatering or underwatering.

Dry, Crispy Leaves: This suggests the air is too dry or the plant is receiving too much direct sunlight.

Spotted or Wilting Leaves: If leaves have brown or black spots, it could be a sign of a fungal infection or pest infestation.

Stunted Growth: Slow or stunted growth can indicate poor lighting conditions or a lack of nutrients.

Root Rot: If the roots are brown and mushy (visible when gently removed from the pot), it's a sign of overwatering and root rot.

An unhealthy Dracaena Lisa needs prompt attention to address these issues. Adjusting watering practices, ensuring adequate light, and maintaining proper humidity can often help restore the plant's health.

You should consider repotting your Dracaena Lisa approximately every 2 to 3 years, or when you notice signs that it has outgrown its current pot. Here are the indicators and best practices:

Root Crowding: If you see roots growing out of the drainage holes or notice that the roots are tightly wound in the pot, it’s time to repot.

Slowed Growth: A noticeable slowdown in growth can be a sign that the plant needs more room to expand its roots.

Soil Dries Out Quickly: If the soil dries out much faster than usual, it might mean the plant has outgrown its pot and needs more soil to hold moisture.

Best Time to Repot: The ideal time for repotting is during the growing season, which is spring or early summer. This timing gives the plant a chance to establish itself in the new pot before the slower growth period of winter.

Choosing a New Pot: Select a new pot that is 1-2 inches larger in diameter than the current one. Make sure it has good drainage holes.

Fresh Soil: Use a fresh, well-draining potting mix suitable for Dracaena when you repot.

By following these guidelines, repotting your Dracaena Lisa can be a smooth process that supports its continued growth and health.

Yes, you can keep your Dracaena Lisa (Dracaena deremensis "Lisa") outside in the summer, provided certain conditions are met. Here’s what you need to know:

Temperature: Dracaena Lisa prefers temperatures between 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C). It can be placed outside when nighttime temperatures are consistently within this range.

Light: While it enjoys bright light, avoid placing it in direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. A spot with partial shade or filtered sunlight is ideal.

Wind and Rain Protection: Protect the plant from strong winds and heavy rains, which can damage the leaves and roots.

Acclimatization: Gradually acclimate the plant to outdoor conditions to prevent shock. Start by placing it outside for a few hours a day, gradually increasing the time over a week or two.

Pests: Monitor for pests, which can be more prevalent outdoors. Regular inspections and prompt treatment if pests are found are important.

Watering: Outdoor conditions may require more frequent watering, so monitor the soil moisture level regularly.

Bringing Indoors: Before the temperatures drop in the fall, acclimate your plant back to indoor conditions in a similar gradual manner.

Dracaena Lisa grows at a moderate rate. In ideal indoor conditions, you can expect it to grow about 6 to 10 inches per year. However, this growth rate can vary depending on several factors:

Light: Adequate light is crucial for growth. Dracaena Lisa grows best in bright, indirect light. Insufficient light can slow down its growth.

Watering: Consistent and appropriate watering, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings, promotes healthy growth.

Temperature and Humidity: It prefers a warm environment with moderate humidity. Fluctuations in temperature and humidity can impact its growth rate.

Fertilizing: Fertilizing during the growing season (spring and summer) can support its growth, but over-fertilizing can harm the plant.

Pot Size: Being root-bound can restrict its growth. Repotting when needed can encourage growth.

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