Mother-in-law's Tongue 'Laurentii'

Dracaena trifasciata

Mother-in-law's Tongue

How to care for Mother-in-law's Tongue

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Light: Part sun, part shade

Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.

watering

Watering need: Low demand

All of the soil should be dry before watering. If the soil is still moist, you risk giving this plant too much water which can make it start to rot. When you water this plant, water well and then allow the soil to dry out completely before you water it again.

fertilizer

Fertilizing need: Low demand

This plant needs fertilizing just like all of your other plants, but in a lower dose. Plant fertilizer is needed to promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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