Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata)

Common names:
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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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 12-15 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Newly rooted cutting.

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bouncyshamrocks On June 9, 2012 Obtained plant
NikkiGerena On April 28, 2017 Potted up
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Wow! by purpleinopp May 18, 2015 3:56 PM 2
This is 'Tricolor' cultivar by purpleinopp May 16, 2015 7:24 AM 0
Dracaena plant dying, please help. by bloomtonian Oct 22, 2020 8:06 AM 2
Dragon tree: unknown white bits by megandragon Oct 20, 2020 5:22 PM 3
Repotting time for Dragon tree by AlexMurdoch Oct 10, 2020 8:23 AM 3
Dracaena marginata droop by BCady83 Oct 9, 2020 11:03 AM 15
Dracaena marginata - yellow spots on new leaves by Blazej Oct 5, 2020 2:24 AM 0
Please Help Me!!!! by Jaide_ Oct 7, 2020 11:26 AM 3
Is everyone crazy about variegated plants? by Rynoa Oct 15, 2020 3:28 AM 58
dracaena marginata - drooping with brown spots by Obar Sep 23, 2020 5:06 PM 2
Why My Dracaena Marginata Leaves Keep Turning Brown? by novice_learner Sep 16, 2020 7:38 PM 1
Dying Rex Begonia - HELP by dairyfreechocolate Sep 20, 2020 7:43 AM 7

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