With this purchase you will get:
6 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Description for Dracaena Silver
Plant height: 14 - 23 inches (35 - 59 cm)
Dracaena Silver is hardy, drought tolerant, low maintenance, air purifier and good luck bringer houseplant which does not require to be fed or watered frequently and does exceedingly well in the low light indoor environment. Genus dracaenas have several wonderful, elegant, adaptable and popular houseplants including lucky bamboo and songs of India.
Dracaena plants are attractive, varied, tough, drought tolerant and hard to kill with colorful foliage. Dracaenas are air purifier which clean benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and other airborne pollutants.
Common name(s): Madagascar Dragon Tree
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Max reachable height: 6 to 10 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and 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 Dracaena plant.
Sunlight: Bright light
Soil: Loose, well-drained potting mix
Temperature: 10-26 Degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply organic fertilizer
Caring for Dracaena Silver
- Remove 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.
Typical uses of Dracaena Silver
Ornamental use: Used as indoor plant in home and offices.