Lemon Lime DracaenaLemon Lime Dracaena is a bright, zippy houseplant that cleans the air indoors. The bright green, white and dark green variegated leaves are broad and arc slightly, creating a very graceful form. Dracaenas do well in fluorescent to bright, indirect light to maintain their striking colors. They do well in offices or living rooms away from windows or natural light. They help to clean the air of indoor toxins, such as benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene. Dracaena prefer to dry out somewhat between watering. Their tolerance of a wide range of conditions makes them an excellent choice for first time houseplant owners. Growing Zone: 9-11 Mature Height: 7′ – 8′
Mature Width: 3′Classification: Colorful Foliage Sunlight: Fluorescent to bright, direct light Habit: Upright Flower Color: Unlikely to flower indoors, white sticky flower Foliage: Variegated Soil Condition: Regular potting mix Water Require: Likes to dry out occasionally Uses: Best in vertical spaces, like corners or hallways Does Not Ship To: CA, WA, OR, AZ Lemon Lime Dracaena is a racy, brightly striped foliage houseplant. It is an excellent choice for first time houseplant buyers because it handles missed watering and minimal light without consequence. Lemon Lime is just one variety in a large group of hybrids within the Dracaena family. Other varieties are green, red, yellow, white and usually a mix of several colors. Dracaena clean the air of benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene. These plants are sold as bush, and are typically found 1 or 2 per pot in the 6″ size, and 3 per pot in the 10″ diameter pots. The 10″ diameter containers can also be grown at different heights with a clear trunk, usually named by the height of the foliage. For example, 4’3’2′ is the name of plants with canes found at 4 feet tall, 3 feet tall, and 2 feet tall. The plants can be trained to have a clear trunk or kept shorter as bush with leaves from the top of the plant to the soil.
Light Requirement of Lemon Lime Dracaena:
Lemon Lime Dracaena performs well in fluorescent light like office buildings or atriums or anywhere away from direct light. They can handle the bright, indirect light found in a northern or partially shaded eastern windowsill. Western or southern exposure would work as long as the plant is away from the window or the window is well shaded.