Native to Madagascar, the Dragon Tree ‘Marginata’ is one of the most durable house plants. Its slender leaves and decorative trunk make a lasting impression.
Growing Pot Size: 15cm
- Versatile, resilient, and nice to look at!
- Extremely easy to care for. Great for new plant owners.
- Perfect for office spaces.
- The Dragon Tree plant can grow up to 1.8m tall!
- Growing pot size: 15cm.
Key Benefits: Perfectly Pure
The Dragon Tree is not only extremely durable but it’s also known for its ability to remove harmful airborne toxins such as formaldehyde from the air. NASA even used the Dragon Tree in its Clean Air Study to demonstrate its air-purifying abilities!
Plant Care Tips: Dragon Tree
Light: The Dragon Tree prefers moderate to bright indirect light, but is known to survive in low light. Keep away from direct sunlight.
Water: This plant is drought-tolerant and doesn’t require much water. Make sure the top 2-3cm of soil is dry before watering.
Humidity: Prefers high humidity and benefits from occasional misting.
Temperature: Keep this plant at temperatures of 16-24°C. Can cope with temperatures as low as 12°C for short periods.
Fertiliser: Use an occasional dose of liquid fertiliser during spring and summer.
Propagation: This plant can be propagated using stem cuttings.
Pets: This plant is toxic to cats and dogs.
Dragon Tree - Common Issues and Questions
My Dragon Tree has yellow leaves. What am I doing wrong?
Yellow leaves are a sign that your Dragon Tree is underwatered. Be sure to water your plant when the top few centimeters of soil are dry.
Why are the leaves on my Dragon Tree brown and soft?
If your Dragon Tree has brown, soft leaves, this is a sign that it is being overwatered. It can also indicate that your plant is too cold. Try adjusting watering and its environment.
Common pests: Keep an eye out for scale, mealybugs, and thrips.