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|1||Cordiline Dracaena - Plant|
|2||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Cordiline Dracaena
Red dracaena, corn plant, and dragon tree are all common names for Cordyline Dracena, a tropical plant that is a member of the Agavaceae family of plants.
While Cordyline is an invasive plant in its native habitats within Australia and southeastern Asia, it makes an attractive houseplant that can grow up to 10 feet tall. Like other tropical houseplants, Cordyline requires proper care to encourage optimal growth and health. This plant is grown primarily for its exotic, sword-shaped leaves. It makes an excellent accent plant in a garden setting. It does especially well growing in a container. There are several other cultivars which are similar.This Cordyline can tolerate considerable cold.
|Plant Height||18 inch (46 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Dracaena Spikes|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||6 to 15 feet |
|Flower Colour ||White, Lavender, or Red.|
|Bloom Time ||Summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow |
Planting and careRemove discolored leaves to keep it tidy. Give them an occasional shower on their foliage to remove dust. Trim the old stems is recommended to rejuvenate growth. Prune erect stems when there are one too many at various desired heights (new growth will readily emerge at cut levels) for a lovely aesthetic and ornamental display. Water the plant only when the upper layer of soil becomes dry. Proivide water only to the soil do not water on the foliage.
Cordiline Dracaena care
It can be propagated from tip cuttings taken with three or four leaves attached. Insert the tip cuttings in 8cm (3inch) pots filled with a moistened rooting mixture consisting of equal parts peat and sand. Enclose the pots in a plastic bag and keep them in a temperature of 21-24 degrees C in partially shaded positions. Alternatively can be used a heated propagator case. No additional water will be needed for four to six weeks.
After rooting has occurred, remove the pot for plastic bag or propagator and begin to water the new plant moderately, moistening the potting mixture at each watering and allowing the top centimeter (0.4 inches) or so of the mixture to dry out before watering again. When roots appear on the surface of the mixture, move the young plant into a pot one size larger containing the standard potting mixture used for adult plants and treat them as mature Plant.
|Sunlight ||Full sun to part shade |
|Watering ||Medium |
|Soil ||Well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||40 to 50 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply for organic fertilizer|
Cordiline Dracaena special feature
Dracaenas are evergreen palmlike trees and shrubs. Leaves are ribbonlike or sword-shaped, sometimes with white or yellowish-green stripes.
Cordiline Dracaena uses
- Grow in containers in the St
- Louis area for use as summer patio plants or as year round houseplants
- Mature container plants can lend a tropical flavor to patios, decks and other locations around the home
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dracaena plant?
Dracaena is a group of popular plants which can be grown both indoor and outdoor based on the climatic conditions. They are known for easy care, maintenance and beautiful foliage.
Can Dracaena grow indoors?
Some varieties like Dracaena marginata and Dracaena fragrans can be grown in shade away from direct sunlight whereas many species do require full sun (3-6 hrs a day) for healthy growth. If you wish to grow Dracaena indoors then best way is to choose a bright light spot as per plant requirement.
Can Dracaena grow in water?
Not recommended. Dracaena plant require well drained soil rich in organic content.
When prune Dracaena?
Prune lower leaves to impart a palm like appearance and do prune the yellow, infected leaves time to time.
Why is my Dracaena turning brown?
If the leaves are with brown tips and edges are yellow the most likely reason is dry air (Hot or Cold) around the plant. Another reason is roots are allowed to dry out for long. If leaves are soft and curled with brown edges then it is because of low temperatures. Also avoid over watering and making plant stand in stagnant water.
How to care Dracaena?
Some Dracaena like Dracaena marginata and Dracaena fragrans need indirect bright light many other would require direct sunlight (3-6 hrs a day). Use well drained soil for potting and apply water when soil in the pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Protect the plants from hot and cold droughts.
Is Dracaena poisonous?
Dracaena are toxic to pets and if ingested may cause illness in human beings also.
Does Dracaena marginata clean air?
Yes, Plants are natural air purifiers and so do is a Dracaena marginata plant.
Does Dracaena need sunlight?
Direct sunlight is not required by some species like dracaena marginata and Dracaena fragrance but many other species require 3-6 hrs a day sunlight but make sure to protect all plants from afternoon harsh sunlight.
Does Dracaena clean the air?
Like all plants Dracaena also clean air.
Can Dracaena grow outdoors?
Yes, Dracaena can be grown outdoors.
When does Dracaena fragrans flower?
Generally, the very mature plant (At least 5 years old) shows flowering but it will rarely bloom indoors.
Why is my Dracaena turning yellow?
Overwatering, underwatering and/or exposure to hot and cold droughts are the main reasons. Please check plant growing conditions for the exact reason.
When does Dracaena flower?
Dracaena rarely show flowering especially indoor. They flower when plant is mature (At least 5 years old) and well treated.
Dracaena when to take cuttings?
Take the cuttings of mature plant or use crown of leaves altogether and use as cutting.
Is Dracaena indoor plant?
Dracaena has some species that can be grown indoor and some both indoor and outdoor.
What size of pot we should use to pot Dracaena?
It depends on plant size. Use at least 6 inch pot for small plant but a smaller pot can also be used. Just make sure to repot the plant when it starts outgrowing the current pot or roots start coming out of drainage holes.
When to repot Dracaena marginata?
Repot the plant when it starts outgrowing the current pot or roots start coming out of drainage holes.
Friday, 13 March 2020
Given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to the recipient
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!
Saturday, 15 February 2020
can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?
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