Corn Plant

Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana'

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A green Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana' plant in a pot
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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.

Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take segments of the stem or semi-hardwood cuttings.

Special features

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Notes

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

Personality

Family

Asparagaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White

Scent

None

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