The most common cause of yellowing leaves among Dracaena plants is improper soil moisture–in particular, overwatering. Your Dracaena likes to be kept damp (but not wet or saturated!), so keeping a regular watering schedule is key.

How do you fix yellow leaves?

Houseplant Help: How to Save a Plant Whose Leaves are Turning…

  1. Step 1: Check for “Moisture Stress” …
  2. Step 2: Look for Unwelcome Critters. …
  3. Step 3: Let Them Soak Up the Sun. …
  4. Step 4: Protect Them from Cold Drafts. …
  5. Step 5: Make Sure They’re Well-Fed.


How much sunlight does a dracaena need?

bright indirect light

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Your Dracaena prefers bright indirect light but can adapt to low light. Too much direct sunlight can burn and bleach the leaves. Water when the top 50%-75% of the soil is dry.