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Magenta Dragon Plant (Dracaena)

Dracaena marginata

$28.00 $36.00
Size: Small
Pot: Eco Planter
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  • Pet Warning:Toxic To Ingest

  • Care Level:I'm Easy

  • Overall Size: 4" to 8" W 8" to 14" H

The Dracaena Magenta has a unique silhouette and is perfect for filling in spaces in your garden or Green Space! A perfect houseplant for any room!

Magenta Dragon Plant (Dracaena)
Magenta Dragon Plant (Dracaena)

About Magenta Dragon Plant (Dracaena)

The plant's original cousins contracted its name from the oozy red resin it displayed upon being cut. It appeared that the plant was "alive" and bleeding. Legends explain where the red oozing flow fell, hundreds of trees grew into what is now called the Dragon Trees, aka Dracaena Tree. If you accidentally cut the Dracaena, the red resin is only in the cousin plant, not this one!

Care Level: I'm Easy

Easy to care for.

Pet Friendly: Warning

Considered to be toxic to pets if ingested.

Origins

Native to the islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and the Indian Ocean.

Fun Facts

The name dracaena is derived from the romanized form of the Ancient Greek δράκαινα – drakaina, "female dragon".

Magenta Dragon Plant (Dracaena)

Great For People Who…

  • Great for people who nurture their plants like their children
  • Great for people who like variety and variegated leaves
  • Great for people who love the tropical vibe
  • Great for people using Feng Shui
Magenta Dragon Plant (Dracaena)

Great For Spaces That…

  • Great for spaces with partial shade patios
  • Great for spaces with higher ceilings
  • Great for spaces with medium indirect light
  • Great for spaces with shelving or with an upward climbing trellis

Dracaena marginata Care Guide

  • Medium

    Moderate, indirect light. Direct sunlight will burn the leaves.

  • Low

    Water well and then allow the soil to dry out between each watering.

  • Medium

    Enjoys humidity. Spritz occasionally.

  • 65 to 90

    Keep this plant on the warmer side and avoid cold drafts.

  • 10|11|12

    Outside: Keep it in part shade (early morning sun) on a patio out of direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn and bring inside when nights are below 55°F.

  • Monthly

    The Dracaena Tree doesn't need a lot of fertilizer and may become sensitive to too much salts if applied too often. Apply a liquid fertilizer at half strength especially formulated for indoor plants. Avoid using water with chemicals (chlorine or fluoride). Apply once a month during the spring, summer and fall season. Let it rest during the winter.

  • 3 Years

    When receiving the Dracaena Tree do not repot immediately but wait at least 6-12 months. Repot every 3-5 years or when the roots are beginning to get crowded and growing through the drainage holes.

    Repot in the spring, using a 2 inches bigger pot to keep the roots drier.

    Place a piece of screening at the bottom of the container over the drainage hole to secure the soil and allow it to drain. Use a well-draining indoor potting mix with perlite to help with drainage.

    Water your plant in the old pot before transferring over and let it sit an hour.

    Add soil to the bottom to elevate the root ball. Lift the plant and release the roots against the existing planter. Use a clean knife or garden trowel to wedge between the pot and the soil to loosen.

    Inspect the root ball. Notice if there are any dead or rotting roots and trim off with sterile pruners. If the plant is rootbound, cut through the roots to alleviate continued encircling.

    Ensure the plant is sitting about 1 inch below the edge of the pot to avoid water spillage. Add more soil and backfill around the sides by tamping down. Fill up to the soil line but not over.

    Water thoroughly, leaving the soil damp but not soggy. If settling occurs, add more soil.

    Water well to dampen the soil and let it drain.

  • As needed

    Prune your Dracaena tree in the spring and summer during the growing season. If yellow or browning tips develop, cut the discoloration off with sterilize scissors and flush the soil to remove any accumulated salts in the soil.

    To prune the stems to produce more foliage, use a clean, sharp knife. Make a cut anywhere on the long cane. It will look naked until sprouts emerge around the cut area. Use the cuttings for propagation.

  • Cuttings

    Take a stem cutting with sanitized pruners 4-6 inches long with the leaves attached.

    Dip the cuttings in water, then in a rooting hormone.

    Use a pot with drainage. and place the stem 1-2 inches down into the damp, well-draining, moist potting soil mix and tamp down around the stem securing it.

    Place a clear plastic bag over the cutting to mimic a greenhouse and mist the bag. Set it in bright, indirect sunlight while they are rooting.

    Check the moisture and humidity each day and add misting to keep the soil moist while the roots establish.

    After 6-8 weeks, roots will begin to establish. You can tug onto the stem to ensure the roots are secure.

Magenta Dragon Plant (Dracaena)

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