The Dracaena Marginata
is essentially a Dragon Tree. It has long, spiky leaves that bloom out in all directions. As the tree grows, the leaves at the bottom start to shed, revealing a long, lean stem. This is a brilliant, large houseplant that is perfect for people who want to take up empty space.
This plant is very toxic to dogs. It can cause bleeding, vomiting, diarrhea, and weakness.
How to Care for the Dracaena Marginata Plant
Light: When growing the Dracena Marginata Plant indoors, it requires bright, indirect light. Too much harsh, direct sunlight can end up scorching the leaves.
Water: One of the biggest problems plant owners face with the Dragon Tree is overwatering. To make sure this doesn’t happen, only water it when the top half of the soil is completely dry.
Soil: The soil for the Dragon Tree needs to be a mix of loam and potting soil. The soil should also be well-draining and have room for extensive roots to grow.
Humidity and Temperature: A general room temperature is best for the Dragon Tree. Keep it in a temperature range of 70F to 80F.
Fertilizer: Dracaena Marginata Plant does not need that much fertilizer. Give them a little bit of fertilizer at the beginning of Spring, and don’t feed them during the winter.
Pot Size: 20-22 CM