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Corn Plant

Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana'

Dracaena fragrans - ഡ്രസീന ഫ്രാഗറൻസ് 02 by കാക്കര (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

1.5m

2.5m

Min

1m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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A green Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana' plant with pink flowers

Corn Plant Overview

Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana' is a very popular house plant due to its tolerance of low light levels and its attractive foliage. This cultivar produces arching, sword-shaped green leaves which are striped down the centre, in yellow. Flowers are rare - if they appear they are pink-white in colour, and star-shaped.

Common problems with Corn Plant

How to harvest Corn Plant

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Corn Plant

Cuttings

Take segments of the stem or semi-hardwood cuttings.

Layering

You can propagate by seeds or air layering in the spring.

Seed

Special features of Corn Plant

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves

Pot plant

Other uses of Corn Plant

Grown as a house plant in conservatories and used to provide tropical looking architectural interest in offices.