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Three-coloured Madagascar dragon tree

Dracaena marginata 'Tricolor'

The Dracaena marginata is a species from a large plant genus (Dracaena) that has many variations in leaf sizes, leaf colors and different trunk types. The tricoloured marginata is an attractive popular indoor plant that grows into a great focal point of a room, once it has matured enough.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take semi hardwood cuttings or leafless stem sections in Spring and provide bottom heat.

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Notes
Grown as a house plant in the UK it can also be moved outside onto partially shaded patios for the summer.

Personality

Family
Asparagaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

Problems

Generally disease free but scale insects can be a problem under glass
Red Spider Mite
Red Spider Mite
Tetranychus urticae

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