Madagascar Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata)

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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
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Wow! by purpleinopp May 18, 2015 3:56 PM 2
This is 'Tricolor' cultivar by purpleinopp May 16, 2015 7:24 AM 0
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How to leave unwanted pests out when bring in new house plant by wealthbuildr Jun 8, 2019 8:01 AM 2
Large houseplant help by Valir Jun 6, 2019 3:40 PM 11
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