Features of care for Dracena Godsef

Dracena Godcef has a name called Surkulosa. She was not for nothing called a white crow, as it is very different from their relatives. If the rest of the dragnens on the color of the leaves are green, then in this plant they are white-cream. The word Surkulosa means a side spit, in this shrub

new shoots grow from the ground. Growing up, the shoots are interwoven with each other. Hence the name - Dracena shirogoobrazuyuschaya. In the indoor environment, this bush does not bloom, and in nature and in the fresh air, it produces flowers that have a pronounced pleasant aroma. It is this kind of dragnan that can brightly decorate the interior.


  • 1 Plant Description
  • 2 Maintenance
  • 3 As Multiplies
  • 4 Possible Problems
  • 5 Video "Dracena Godetsf( Surkolosa)"

Description of Plant

The fatherland of Dracena Godicef - the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This species is distinguished not only by the color of the leaves, but also by the nature of the growth of the stems. The plant is a hemisphere with a large number of thin branches and stems. Some florists confuse this evergreen shrub from Cordillon. These two plants are very similar to each other. The main difference between them - the roots: in the dragon Godsef roots are orange-yellow and smooth, and in the cordillin - white and knotted.

Leaves are oval shaped with pointed ends, 7 to 16 centimeters in length and 5 inches wide. Below the leaves are green, and glossy on the top with cream-yellow or pale green spots. An adult shrub usually grows up to 60 centimeters in height. Growth of the shrub is not fast. With good care, the bush can reach a height of 1 meter.

Features of care for Dracena Godsef

Flowering at home is extremely rare. And in nature, this dracaena blossoms at a young age, flowers are collected in a brush at the top of the bush, having a yellow-green color. The scent is pleasant, fragrant, especially intensified at night. After blossoming on the shrub, there appear bright red berries.


Dracena is well adapted to the local environment and can feel comfortable anywhere. But to have a healthy and blooming look, some of the care needs to be respected.

The best place in the room for the plant is the window sill. Dracena loves scattered light, and in a dark room it will be dull and without pronounced spots. It can be periodically carried out on fresh air, for example, on the balcony or on the street, so that for several hours it absorbs rays of the sun. But if the pot with a flower is on a sill, which is shed by the sun, it is better to remove it from there, otherwise the flower will be spoiled. He does not like constant movements, but he likes to have evenly scattered sunlight fall on him. Therefore, the pot can be rotated from time to time.

Features of care for Dracena Godsef

The optimum temperature for the Godseth drainage during the warm season is from +20 to +30 degrees, during the cold months no lower than +14 degrees.

Watering should be regular and timely. In the summer and in warm months it is necessary to plentifully water. It is important to use only pure water for watering. In warm months it is good to water the bushes with rainwater. In the wintertime, water should be thawed with water. In thalid water there is no fluoride that is harmful to these plants. In winter, it is important to keep pondering in watering. You can not fill the plant, but it is worth remembering that drying the soil leads to the death of the flower. Soil should always be evenly damp.

A transplant of Godcef's dracena is needed in the spring. And the transplant can and should be done every two or three years. All kinds of dragnens need good drainage, this kind of exception is not an exception. Therefore, the bottom layer in the pot should be drainage - three centimeters. For drainage you can use small crumbs of bricks, small stones, crocks. Then lay a layer of soil. The shrub well feels in the soil, rich in peat, and in the normal earth, the optimum pH 6. Also, the soil can be mixed with sand and rotten manure. In order to prevent roots from rotting, charcoal is added to the soil. When transplanting a shrub, it is important to adhere to such conditions that it subsequently does not begin to rot and not perish.

Dracena needs additional fertilization with special fertilizers. It is necessary to feed the plant every 14 days. Fertilizer helps the bush grow faster.

Features of care for Dracena Godsef

As multiplies

Propagation of dracaena Godsefa - vegetative;For propagation using apical cuttings and air drains. The jar should be about 10 centimeters in length. Cut off escape must be placed in a glass jar with water and charcoal. Within two months the stove starts to rotate. Once the animal has rooted, it can be transplanted into a pot with soil.

Possible Problems of

Essentially, Surculosis is an unpretentious plant, and does not suffer from normal floral diseases, but some difficulties in the process of growing it may appear.

It happens that the tips and edges of the leaves turn browny. This may be due to too much air or drafts. If the room is dry air, the leaves should be irrigated regularly with water or wipe them with a damp sponge. You can also periodically include a humidifier. Leaves can be folded, soft and with brown edges. This happens due to over-frozen dracaena. You can not keep the flower in the room, where the temperature is below + 12 degrees. If there are brown spots on the leaves, this speaks of a rare watering.

Features of care for Dracena Godsef

Leaves may turn yellow and fall off. This is a natural process, as the average length of the sheet is about two years. However, if the bush drops too much leaves( from 4 to 8 per week) then you need to feed the plant with fertilizers. Dry spots on the leaf indicate sunburns.

The loss of horsefee can occur if the roots are constantly flooded with water, or during the cold season it is constantly in a room with a low air temperature.

Pests can pose the health of dracaena, or completely destroy it. She is attacked by shields, tryps, spider mites and spiced worms. If the leaves begin to rapidly dry, fade and fall, this is a sign of an attack on a parasite plant. To prevent this, it is important to regularly take care of the leaves, wipe them away from the dust and irrigate with water.

Video "Dracena Godcefa( Surkulosa)"

This movie tells you about the drama of Godsefa, or Surkolosa, and gives advice on care, retention, irrigation.