PlantsDracaena→Dragon Tree (Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Dragon Tree
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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
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.

Some annuals are great houseplants, some can be saved over winterSome annuals are great houseplants, some can be saved over winter
By purpleinopp on April 30, 2021

A lot of plants sold in the "annuals" section at stores are perennials that can't survive year-round outside where they are sold, so they are referred to as annuals to avoid any unrealistic expectations. Perennial plants have a range of hardiness zones, which can be easily checked if you're curious about a particular plant.

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Plant Events from our members
bouncyshamrocks On June 9, 2012 Obtained plant
NikkiGerena On April 28, 2017 Potted up
lemonFresh On March 22, 2017 Obtained plant
Jonna's Funeral
dnrevel On June 5, 2017 Obtained plant
Bought as a small tree. Is becoming a healthier large pair of trees (!) in 2021. Does well with a three-light pole light providing supplemental light in the winter. Healthy.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Wow! by purpleinopp May 18, 2015 3:56 PM 2
Dracaena marginata tree is dying by Tlt978 Apr 30, 2021 11:16 AM 1
Decades old houseplant needs help by michel_e_b Apr 28, 2021 3:39 PM 2
30-year old Dragon tree seems like it's gone for good - PLEASE HELP by CBreen812 Apr 27, 2021 10:57 AM 1
Droopy Dracena by aidaonpluto Apr 24, 2021 10:29 AM 8
What is this stick? by AshS_ Apr 11, 2021 2:09 PM 2
I need help with my dragon plant! by Cambs2015 Mar 27, 2021 7:18 PM 2
Sick palm by ILUVPLANTS Mar 31, 2021 3:05 PM 8
House plant by Butterfly1015 Mar 16, 2021 7:26 PM 2
dehydrated dragon by jcusack1hotmailcom Mar 12, 2021 5:08 PM 2
Dracaena corn plant leaves falling off daily by LiaWilkin Feb 21, 2021 3:59 PM 9

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