How To Grow Madagascar Dragon Tree

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Madagascar Dragon Tree or Dracaena marginata is in the top list of popular architectural indoor plants. It has thin upright stems with slender pointed leaves, creating an elegant living sculpture. The Madagascar Dragon tree is a slow growing hardy plant that’s suitable for a brightly lit spot indoors or frost free spot outdoors.

Position – Indoors in a brightly lit spot away from direct light or outdoors temperate to warm climates with protection from harsh afternoon sun.
Water – Allow the soil or potting mix to almost completely dry out in between waterings.
Soil – Well drained
When To Grow – Throughout the year

How To Grow

Step 1 – Choose a spot indoors that is well lit but away from direct sunlight.
Step 2 – Fill a pot with Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter as this has been specially formulated to suits indoor plants. It’s a lightweight mix with plenty of added organic fertiliser
Step 3 – Remove the plant from the container, gently tease the roots and cut away any circled or tangled roots.
Step 4 – Position in hole and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Water in well keeping the water away from the leaves.
Step 5 – Allow the potting mix to almost completely dry out in between waterings
Step 6 – Feed each month during the warmer months with Yates Thrive All Purpose Liquid Plant Food to help promote strong root development and healthy foliage growth.

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