Can please somebody identify this plant? Are there any suggestions to save it? Its leaves are weak and getting yellowish.enter image description here


Looks to be Dracaena fragrans ‘Massangeana’. Other cultivars can look similar, but as this is the most widely available cultivar, I 'll go with with the most probable answer.

They are variegated so should have a yellow stripe, but your specimen looks like it desperately needs some more light. Word of warning - don't immediately stick it in the sunniest spot you can find as it might scorch. Move it progressively towards brighter light (indirect light from a window ideally).

It would be worth checking that it isn't sitting in water, as overwatering can lead to yellowing of leaves and is a more serious problem.

You could try adding a little general purpose houseplant fertiliser, following the manufacturer's instructions, to rule out any nutrient deficiency.

They are quite tough plants, so it should recover.


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