Dracaena Mahatma, Cordyline Terminalis Mahatma - Plant
Description for Dracaena Mahatma, Cordyline Terminalis Mahatma
Cordyline fruticosa typically grows as a short tree or shrub his is a long-lived broadleaf evergreen that features thin lance-shaped leaves that emerge pinkish red, but mature to deep green. Scented, white to pale lavender flowers appear in panicles. Houseplants rarely flower and fruit, however. As the plant ages, it loses its lower leaves.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Hawaiian Ti Plant, Good Luck Plant, Ti Plant, Cabbage tree||Yellowish or reddish||Seasonal bloomer (Summer)||6 to 15 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
The best way to grow dracaenas is to buy a small one from us and plant it in a simple pot. After that, the necessary care is very simple. Plants that are dark green usually require less light than those that have any kind of colour in their leaves. The less light a plant has, the slower it grows. The slower it grows the less water and fertilizer it needs.
|Part shade to full shade||Loose, well-drained potting mix||Allow the plants to dry between watering, but not completely.||They thrive between 65 degrees F and 80 degrees F. They will suffer if it gets too cold and cannot tolerate freezing.||Fertilize lightly at the beginning of spring or twice a year with controlled-release fertilizer.|
Caring for Dracaena Mahatma
- Grows best in a well-drained, peaty potting mixture.
- Plants need bright indirect light but tolerate light shade. Avoid direct sun.
- Needs consistently moist soils from spring to fall.
Typical uses of Dracaena Mahatma
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Used as an indoor plant in home and offices.
Medicinal use: NA
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What garden lovers say ... ?
I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?
Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..
2 stars because the leaves were damaged and had cut marks.