Dragon Tree
Dracaena fragrans 'Janet Craig'
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept 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
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