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Dracaena ‘Florida Beauty’

Dracaena ‘Florida Beauty’, also called ‘Gold Dust Dracaena’, has stunning, glossy foliage with yellow speckles on its lush, green leaves.

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Description

Dracaena→Gold Dust Dracaena (Dracaena surculosa ‘Florida Beauty’)

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Dark green, mottled with cream. The creamy blotches may merge in some leaves, forming large creamy-white areas.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small, 1/2-inch reddish-orange berry
Fruiting Time: Spring
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Fragrance detected at night.
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant, including fruit are poisonous.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots