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Dracaena Warneckii

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Size: 8" Pot
Style: Grower Pot
  • Dracaena Warneckii, or Dracaena deremensis, is a popular houseplant native to tropical Africa. It has very distinctive long, pointed gray-green leaves with creamy-white stripes. Each of these sword-like, rigid leaves has a unique pattern, making this plant a stunning decorative element in any decor setting.

    Warnekii is recommended by NASA as one of the top ten plants for removing formaldehyde from the air. This air-purifying plant is adaptable to various lighting conditions, including low light spots, making it a perfect plant for homes and offices.

     In summer, Warneckii may produce globular white-yellow flowers, but it is very rare for this plant to bloom indoors
  • Warneckii survives in low light and fluorescent lighting conditions, but it grows faster if given a couple of hours of medium to bright indirect sunlight daily. Avoid harsh direct sun to prevent scorching leaves.

    This plant requires less water than most houseplants. It prefers slightly moist but not waterlogged soil. Check the soil twice per week and only water when the top 1" of the soil is dry to the touch.

    Dracaena Warneckii likes rich soil that can retain some moisture, but the soil should also drain well to prevent root rot. It is recommended that you mix some peat with general houseplant soil to improve drainage.

    This plant grows best in normal room temperatures (between 65°F-85°F). It does not grow well in temperatures below 50°F. Warnecki thrives in average indoor humidity (40-50%), and it is recommended that you mist your plant and use a humidifier when the environment is too dry (humidity level falls below 40%).

    This plant should be fertilized once per month during the growing season (spring/summer) with diluted houseplant fertilizer.

    This plant contains saponins which may cause drooling, vomiting and weakness if ingested. Keep it out of reach of pets and children.
  • USDA Zone 10-12

    USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

    USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)

    USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

    USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

  • Your plant will be carefully wrapped in a sturdy box. If your plant comes with a clay pot, it will be meticulously bubble wrapped as well. There will be wooden stakes positioned in the soil to support the plant and keep it secured during shipping. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on the availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). We do not ship outside of the continental United States.

    Our packaging materials are:
    • 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard boxes.
    • 100% biodegradable packing peanuts made from natural and non-toxic sources.
    • Bubblewrap will only be used for clay/ ceramic pots
    • Wooden stake to support the plant.


    *All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants with protective packaging. Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. All plants are guaranteed for 30 days after arrival. Therefore, please contact us immediately via info@bestplantfriend.com if you receive your package and are not satisfied.

    When you purchase online, your plants have to go through lots of stress while traveling so they may need a few days to adjust to their new environment and thrive. If your plant does not perk back up after a few days of care, let us know and we will send replacements free of charge. Remember that we always try our best to accommodate you.
  • It’s advised that you should repot the plant as soon as you get it. After repotting, your new houseplant will most likely struggle with transplant shock. It may appear droopy, faded, or have a slower growth rate than usual during this time. This is completely normal, and it’s also normal for transplant shock to hit especially hard after repotting a brand-new houseplant. To make sure your plant has plenty of time to adjust to its new surroundings, wait a day after potting and water your plant. Make sure any excess water drains completely from the pot afterward. Monitor your soil’s moisture levels daily to start creating a watering routine. To help perk up your new houseplant, we recommend adding a little water-soluble fertilizer, compost, or sugar water to your soil to boost its nutrients and help it grow.