PlantsDracaena→Dragon Tree (Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia 'Tricolor')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia Accepted
Dracaena marginata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Green, with narrow striped margins of pink to pinkish-red and creamy-yellow.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small yellow to orange berry
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Plant Events from our members
theinferno On March 18, 2019 Maintenance performed
Fertilized with some 10-10-4 fert sticks.
theinferno On March 18, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
Moved him out into the den. We'll see how he does.
theinferno On February 7, 2019 Potted up
theinferno On February 7, 2019 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
This is 'Tricolor' cultivar by purpleinopp May 16, 2015 7:24 AM 0
Help - Dragon Tree drooping by Greeny57 Jul 24, 2021 6:40 PM 4
Dracaena marginata tree is dying by Tlt978 Apr 30, 2021 11:16 AM 1
30-year old Dragon tree seems like it's gone for good - PLEASE HELP by CBreen812 Apr 27, 2021 10:57 AM 1
ID help and a question by Ceckery Dec 19, 2020 4:46 PM 14
Is everyone crazy about variegated plants? by Rynoa Sep 2, 2021 5:27 AM 98
Dracaena Marginata leaves pointing down by enkidu79 Jul 30, 2021 11:58 AM 5
Help with Red Edged Madagascar Dragon Tree (Dracaena Marginata) by laura_a Jun 13, 2020 9:07 AM 6
Are There Any Tall Purple or Red Houseplants? by PanPlant Mar 17, 2020 8:39 PM 7
Help - what is this plant by Chompycat Mar 15, 2020 4:32 PM 7
iD these plants? by Reaboy86 Jan 19, 2020 10:06 AM 6

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