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Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree

Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia 'Tricolor'

Dracaena marginata 'Tricolor' 01 by Digigalos (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree Overview

Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia 'Tricolor' used to be known as Dracaena marginata 'Tricolor' and it is commonly known as Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree. It is a cultivar from the Asparagaceae family, this is an attractive popular indoor plant that grows into a great focal point of a room, once it has matured. Its cream-striped leaves have margins that turn crimson with age.

Common problems with Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree

Generally disease free but scale insects can be a problem under glass

How to harvest Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree

Cuttings

Take semi hardwood cuttings or leafless stem sections in Spring and provide bottom heat.

Special features of Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves

Pot plant

Other uses of Three-Coloured Madagascan Dragon Tree

Grown as a house plant in the UK it can also be moved outside onto partially shaded patios for the summer.