HELP, my Dracena plant is losing several leaves a day. Dracaena fragrans, or corn plant. Drooping leaves can be too water (especially if they feel limp) or too little light or a combo. Started drooping and dropping leaves, hasn't come back. Background: Bought the plant at a flower market in June last year where it's leaves were spikey. Another possibility is that your plant might have gotten a chill on the way home from the store. The slender, grey trunks of … Now--as for the leaves drooping---there may be a couple different causes. Dracenas like to dry out a bit between watering. Depending on the variety, D. fragrans may have solid green or variegated leaves and mature at 15 to 50 feet high. I repotted it with Miracle-gro moisture control potting soil. Marginatas droop in too low light. User account menu • Is my dracaena done for? I got this dracaena in May 2020 and shortly after some of the leaves began to curl and droop. All in all, just like animals, these plants are also prone to diseases. However--the stem looks very much like a Dracena. share. Views: 6335, Replies: 12 » Jump to the end. 1--Too much watering. It was real root bound, so I did cut a little of the root, to get it out of the pot. Help, I have a dracaena marginata I bought a couple months ago. If you're wondering "what's wrong with my plant? First pic shown below it has been watered 5 days ago but seems like it could be thirsty? I don't think I am watering it too much. Close • Posted by 1 minute ago. I'm using bottled or distilled water to … ", we will help you diagnose and treat it! 0 comments. jackles Apr 18, 2020 3:55 AM CST. Houseplants forum: Droopy Dracena Marginata Leaves. Is my dracaena done for? Why Is My Red-Edged Dracaena Turning Yellow and Its Leaves Are Drooping?. I prop up the cutting with the vase or jar I use for propagation. All of a sudden the leaves are turning yellow and droopy and falling off. Hi Heather – The lower leaves of a marginata naturally turn yellow, then dry & eventually fall off – it’s part of the natural life cycle. I definitely don't overwater - was watering every ~2 weeks. Answered. Started drooping and dropping leaves, hasn't come back. Dracaena is a common houseplant preferred for both homes and offices. As the plant adjusts to reduced light conditions, it often sheds some of its lower leaves. save. Tropical plants such as dracaena react dramatically if they experience cold temperatures or drafts. This is mostly because of the many health benefits it offers to the occupants. The curling seems to have gotten more intense now. Nothing adds a tropical air to a garden or living room like a Dracaena marginata. Diseases will cause the plant to become weak and in the worst cases, they will kill the plant. Nell The corn plant goes by many names, and all them are part of the Dracaena family of plants – all typical with the same growing and care requirements. 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