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
  • NASA recommended air purifier plant
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Marginata (Dracaena marginata) Plant

Description for Marginata (Dracaena marginata)

Plant height: 14 - 22 inches (35 - 56 cm)
Plant spread: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)

Dracaena Marginata, is a popular indoor plant originally from East Africa that is often used to adorn homes and offices. It is an attractive, stiff-leaved plant with colorful foliage that sometimes goes by the name dragon tree.
Dracaena Marginata is a very popular houseplant. Slender gray upright stems are topped by tufts of arching, glossy, sword-shaped leaves. Leaves are deep green with narrow reddish edges. Lower leaves fall off with age leaving distinctive diamond-shaped leaf scars on the stems.

Common name(s): Dragon tree
Flower colours: -
Bloom time: Summer
Max reachable height: 6 to 10 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

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

  • Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it.
  • Do not overwater them suddenly.
  • Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight: Bright light.
    Soil: Loose, well-drained potting mix.
    Water: Moderately
    Temperature: 10-26 Degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer: Fertilize lightly at the beginning of spring or twice a year with organic fertilizer.

    Caring for Marginata


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      Sunlight
    • Place your plant in a place that receives indirect bright light.

    • Soil
    • It require well-drained soil rich in organic matter.

    • Watering
    • Water only when the soil feels dry to touch.
    • Soil must never be allowed to dry out completely.

    • Application of Fertilizer
    • Apply organic fertilizers during spring and rainy season.
    • Loosen the soil without damaging the roots. It will help the plant to uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

    • Repotting
    • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
    • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in required light condition.

    • For re-potting procedure click here

      Plant Protection
    • Wipe the dust from the leaves with a clean, damp cloth.
    • Remove dead, decay and infected part of the plant.
    • For insect attack apply neem oil or any organic insecticide.

    Typical uses of Marginata

    Special features: NASA lists Dracaena marginata as a air purifier houseplant.

    Ornamental use: Used as indoor plant in home and offices.

    References

    • http://www.wikihow.com/Grow-Dracaena-Marginata
    • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/dracaena/dracaena-houseplant-care.htm
    • http://www.plantandflowerinfo.com/plant_care_dracaena

    Reviews

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.

    Indhu

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