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  • Botanical Name: Dracaena ‘Malaika’
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree

Dracaena Malaika: Elegance in Every Leaf

Introducing the Dracaena Malaika, a plant that epitomizes botanical elegance. Its slender, arching leaves showcase a stunning blend of dark and light greens, creating a captivating visual symphony. This resilient beauty thrives in moderate light and adapts gracefully to various environments, making it an ideal choice for both homes and offices. The Dracaena Malaika not only elevates your interior aesthetics but also contributes to a healthier living space by purifying the air. Embrace the Malaika’s graceful presence, where each leaf whispers tales of sophistication and natural charm.

Complete Care Guide for Dracaena Malaika

The Dracaena Malaika, known for its graceful, arching leaves and air-purifying qualities, is a beautiful and low-maintenance plant. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Dracaena Malaika thrives in your indoor space.

Light:

  • Moderate to Bright Indirect Light: Place the Dracaena Malaika in a location with moderate to bright indirect light. While it can tolerate lower light conditions, providing more light will enhance its growth and overall appearance. Protect it from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

Watering:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Water thoroughly and ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging. Adjust the watering frequency based on the season and humidity levels. In winter, reduce watering.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of peat, perlite, and pine bark. Adequate drainage is essential to prevent water retention around the roots.

Temperature:

  • Adaptability: Maintain temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). The Dracaena Malaika is adaptable to various temperature ranges but should be protected from drafts and extreme temperature fluctuations.

Humidity:

  • Average Humidity: While it can tolerate average humidity, occasional misting or placing the plant near a humidity source can be beneficial, especially in drier indoor environments.

Fertilizing:

  • Regular Feeding: Feed the Dracaena Malaika with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength.

Pruning:

  • Maintenance Pruning: Trim brown or yellowing leaves using clean, sharp scissors. Regular pruning helps maintain the plant’s shape and encourages new growth. Remove any dead or damaged foliage promptly.

Repotting:

  • Infrequent Repotting: Repot the Dracaena Malaika every 2-3 years or when it outgrows its current container. Refresh the soil and inspect the roots for any signs of issues during repotting.

Pest Management:

  • Vigilance Against Pests: Monitor for common pests such as spider mites or mealybugs. If an infestation occurs, treat it promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Decorative Tips:

  • Stylish Containers: Plant the Dracaena Malaika in a decorative and well-draining container that complements your interior decor. Ensure the pot has drainage holes.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: The Dracaena Malaika is toxic to pets. Keep it out of reach of cats and dogs.

By following these guidelines and adjusting care based on your specific indoor conditions, your Dracaena Malaika will flourish, adding elegance to your living space.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Dracaena Malaika

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Dracaena ‘Malaika’
  • Common Name(s): Dragon Tree

Dracaena Malaika: Elegance in Every Leaf

Introducing the Dracaena Malaika, a plant that epitomizes botanical elegance. Its slender, arching leaves showcase a stunning blend of dark and light greens, creating a captivating visual symphony. This resilient beauty thrives in moderate light and adapts gracefully to various environments, making it an ideal choice for both homes and offices. The Dracaena Malaika not only elevates your interior aesthetics but also contributes to a healthier living space by purifying the air. Embrace the Malaika’s graceful presence, where each leaf whispers tales of sophistication and natural charm.

Complete Care Guide for Dracaena Malaika

The Dracaena Malaika, known for its graceful, arching leaves and air-purifying qualities, is a beautiful and low-maintenance plant. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Dracaena Malaika thrives in your indoor space.

Light:

  • Moderate to Bright Indirect Light: Place the Dracaena Malaika in a location with moderate to bright indirect light. While it can tolerate lower light conditions, providing more light will enhance its growth and overall appearance. Protect it from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

Watering:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Water thoroughly and ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging. Adjust the watering frequency based on the season and humidity levels. In winter, reduce watering.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of peat, perlite, and pine bark. Adequate drainage is essential to prevent water retention around the roots.

Temperature:

  • Adaptability: Maintain temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). The Dracaena Malaika is adaptable to various temperature ranges but should be protected from drafts and extreme temperature fluctuations.

Humidity:

  • Average Humidity: While it can tolerate average humidity, occasional misting or placing the plant near a humidity source can be beneficial, especially in drier indoor environments.

Fertilizing:

  • Regular Feeding: Feed the Dracaena Malaika with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength.

Pruning:

  • Maintenance Pruning: Trim brown or yellowing leaves using clean, sharp scissors. Regular pruning helps maintain the plant’s shape and encourages new growth. Remove any dead or damaged foliage promptly.

Repotting:

  • Infrequent Repotting: Repot the Dracaena Malaika every 2-3 years or when it outgrows its current container. Refresh the soil and inspect the roots for any signs of issues during repotting.

Pest Management:

  • Vigilance Against Pests: Monitor for common pests such as spider mites or mealybugs. If an infestation occurs, treat it promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Decorative Tips:

  • Stylish Containers: Plant the Dracaena Malaika in a decorative and well-draining container that complements your interior decor. Ensure the pot has drainage holes.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: The Dracaena Malaika is toxic to pets. Keep it out of reach of cats and dogs.

By following these guidelines and adjusting care based on your specific indoor conditions, your Dracaena Malaika will flourish, adding elegance to your living space.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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