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Dracaena marginata Dracaena tricolor Tricolor Liliaceae
 

Dracaena marginata, Dracaena tricolor, Drasena Tricolor , Tricolor

 

Dracaena marginata, Dracaena tricolor, Drasena Tricolor , Tricolor

A slow-growing tree or shrub from Madagascar, thiDracaena marginata, Dracaena tricolor, Drasena Tricolor , Tricolor s species reaches 15 ft (4.5 m) in hot climates.
Its narrow, sword-like leaves have red margins.
The cultivar Tricolor with a cream stripe and red edge is commonly grown as a house plant.
This species tolerates some shade and quite low winter temperatures but not frost.
Cultivation: Outdoors, dracaenas need warm-temperate to subtropical conditions, full sun or part-shade and well-drained soil. Dracaena marginata, Dracaena tricolor, Drasena Tricolor , Tricolor
Cut leggy plants back to almost soil level in spring.
Propagate from seed or by air-layering or from cuttings .
Watch out for mealybugs.


 

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