Marginata (Dracaena marginata) - Plant

The Dracaena marginata provides the most durable foliage plants used indoors in offices building, hotels, malls as well as a house plant.

    What makes it special:
  • Easy to grow and low maintainance plant.
  • NASA recommended air purifier plant
  • Attractive, stiff-leaved plant with green sword-like leaves with red edges.
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About Marginata

Dracaena (Dracaena marginata)plant placed in the family Asparagaceae also known as dragon tree, is an attractive, stiff-leaved plant with green sword-like leaves edged with red. The plant has narrow, slender gray stems that are topped with shiny, arching leaves that are sword-shaped.

In the spring on the outdoor varieties, fragrant tiny white flowers bloom and are followed by circular yellow-orange berries.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Dragon tree, dragon plant, Madagascar dragon tree.
Maximum Reachable Height up to 1.82 meters
Flower Colour White.
Bloom Time Rarely flowers.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Place your plant in a place that receives Natural direct / Artificial bright Light.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (Feb to May, July to Sep) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
  • Marginata care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural direct / Artificial bright Light
    Watering Apply 4 cups (Approx. 200 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 18-32 Degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month.

    Marginata special feature

    NASA lists Dracaena marginata as a air purifier houseplant.

    Marginata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Used as indoor plant in home and offices

    Frequently Asked Questions



    Reviews

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    Does it comes with soil?

    Mitul Gupta

    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    Good packaging and good plants& Nice deals...

    vijay

    Sunday, 16 February 2020

    Can i keep it in my ac room?

    Hamid Rashad
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