Corn Plant
Dracaena fragrans
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity irritant

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

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Names

Other common names Chinese Money Tree, Cornstalk Dracaena, Dracaena Compacta
Family Asparagaceae
Other scientific names Aletris fragrans, Cordyline fragrans, Dracaena deremensis, Pleomele fragrans

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • cream
Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • orange
  • purple
  • red