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Dracaena draco

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Dracaena draco

Dradra
Canary Islands Dragon Tree,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $26.04 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $28.64 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dracaena draco Canary Islands Dragon Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Upright

Description:
Architecturally striking thick-trunked evergreen tree which branches widely. Rosettes of thick blue-green sword-like foliage are soft to touch. Dragon Tree's can live for 400 years. Flowers are insignificant and followed by orange berries in summer. Dragon's Blood Trees get their name from the reddish resin from wounds. This was used to varnish violins. Grows very slowly to 5m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grows best in full sun. Very low water requirement. Trim off old leaves and apply a slow release fertiliser annually. Branching will occur naturally when flower stalk appears, berries ripen and fall off.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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