Madagascar dragon tree
D. marginata – D. marginata is a slow-growing, multi-stemmed plant with narrow, glossy leaves usually grown as a houseplant.
Mature trees have scented flowers.
Single stemmed palm, cycad or tree, Spiky
Green, White in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Glasshouse red spider mite , Scale insects , Thrips
If growth is weak, plants can be cut back to within 15cm of the base in spring.
Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings
Dracaena marginata (Madagascar dragon tree) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years outdoors.
Architectural, Conservatory, Foliage only, Greenhouse, Indoor, Mediterranean, Sub-Tropical
Plant inside in loam-based potting compost in full light and shade from hot sun and with moderate humidity. Tolerant of low light levels indoors.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West