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Identify my HousePlant: Dracaena Marginata tricolor
Received this plant for a funeral service. I have absolutely no idea what it is called. Would appreciate any help in identifying. Thank you for your help .
The picture is quite dark, but I think it’s a Tri-color Marginata. Does your plant resemble this picture of a Tri-Color Marginata?
Dracaena Marginata tricolor
Here are some plant care tips for Dracaena Marginata tricolor houseplants.
Dracaena Marginata Houseplants prefer medium light, but survive in lower light situations. Lower light slows down the growth rate of Dracaena Marginata Plants and reduces the size of new leaves. Direct sun burns the leaves of Dracaena Maginata Houseplants.
Over- watering causes root-rot and is the main reason Dracaena Marginata Houseplants die. Water Dracaena Marginata Plants well and don’t water again until the top 50% of the soil is dry. In low light, it could take up to three weeks for the soil of a Dracaena marginata to dry out. Brown tips on the leaves of Dracaena Marginata HousePlants indicate over-watering or too much fluoride or salt in the water. Numerous yellow leaves means a Dracaena Marginata Plant needs more water.
Dracaena Marginata Houseplants are slow-growing plants that do not need much fertilizer. Feed Dracaena Marginata Houseplants once a month in the spring and summer with a water-soluble well-balanced plant food at 1/2 the recommended strength.
Dracaena Marginata Houseplants prefer temperatures between 70-80 degrees.
Basic household humidity is fine for Dracaena Marginata Houseplants.
Dracaena Marginata Houseplants are very susceptible to a plant pest called spider mites, especially when temperatures are warm and the air is very dry. Mealy Bugs are another plant pest problem for Dracaena Marginatas.