Dracaena marginata

Botanical Name: Dracaena marginata

Phonetic: Druh-See-Nuh mar-Gih-Nah-tuh

Common Name(s): Madagascar Dragon Tree

Family: Asparagaceae
Origin: Madagascar, Mauritius
Plant Type: Broadleaf shrub/small tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, sword-shaped
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Glossy, deep green with reddish narrow edges
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Not dense
Bloom Season: Seasonal bloomer, spring
Flower Color(s): White

Exposure: Part shade
USDA: 10-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 15-20 Feet
Spread: 3-10 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, spider mites, scale
Soil: Loamy, peaty, well-drained potting soil, regular moisture during summer months

Features: Very tolerant, narrowest leaves of the dracaena family sold for commerce, diamond shaped, yellow orange berries, leaf scars
Uses: Containers, bright indoor locations

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