Golden Milky Dracaena


According to NASA, it is one of the best plants for improving indoor air quality by passively absorbing toxins such as Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, CO & gives fresh Oxygen. It is a natural humidifier. It is also known as Dracaena Gold Dust, this plant brings life and colour to your home. The wide glossy yellowish green leaves with yellow speckles and dark green mid rib portion.

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Plant specification

Common Name Dracaena milky, Golden Milky Dracaena, Gold Dust Dracaena, Milky Bamboo
Maximum Reachable Height 12-18 feet
Leaf Colour Yellow green
Bloom Time rarely flowers
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care


  • It grows well in bright indirect sunlight.
  • Need to provide bright indirect light (2-3 hours) when indoors to maintain foliage colour.
  • This plant doesn’t mind low light conditions. Do not place the plant under direct sunlight in summers.


  • Soil should be well drain and porus.


  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Dracaena Golden Milky likes rich compost mixed, feed it twice in a year to increase growth.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.


  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not repot immediately after receiving it.


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