The Rhaphidophora Decursiva Dragon Tail, also called Epipremnum Pinnatum is a member of the Araceae family and native to the tropical forests of The Solomon Islands. The Dragon Tail is an alluring beauty that can climb by means of aerial roots that adhere to surfaces. Due to its hardiness and low maintenance personality, this is a popular choice for new plant parents!
Characterized by their smooth, waxy leaves with light ridges – it’s when they mature and begin to show their stunning splits that resemble a monstera leaf that most plant lovers really get excited!
Care & Maintenance for Rhaphidophora Decursiva Dragon Tail:
Light: Bright, indirect sunlight but will also tolerate low light conditions.
Water: Allow the top layer of soil to dry between waterings. Wait until the top 1″ of soil in the pot has dried out before watering heavily. Drought tolerant and doesn’t require a lot of water.
Fertilizer: Slow-release, all-purpose 20-20-20 houseplant fertilizer in the spring.
Temperature/Humidity: Since they originate in the tropics, warm and humid environments are ideal-however they are pretty adaptable plants and will find happiness in most environments.