The perfect indoor plant for you if you want greenery and freshness but are hopeless at looking after plants. Dragon trees are tough and resilient, looking good in challenging conditions - and if you treat them nicely they'll reward you with lush growth and long life.
Dracaena marginata - red-edge dracaena, Madagascar dragon tree
APPEARANCE:  Tropical plant that develops a slender trunk or branches as it grows. Tufts of long slender glossy leaves emerge, dark green with red edges.
USES: Indoors, pots and containers, tropical shade borders.
PLANTING: Site it in bright light or dappled shade out of direct sunlight to avoid leaf scorch. Protect from frost.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Dracaena can be pruned within 15 -20 cm of the ground and will re-shoot. The cuttings may be trimmed to 10 - 15 cm and planted directly into soil or potting mix and will soon establish themselves. Fertilise using a slow release fertiliser in spring.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  2.5- 3 m H x 1- 2 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery.