Madagascar Dragon Tree Reviews
Description:Easy foliage houseplant with thin variegated leaves. Keep the humidity up to stop leaf drop. A great plant for kitchens.
Newest Review: ... of light, The Dragon Tree is happy in the shade, and will consistently grow even when metres away from a windowsill. For ... more
Customer Madagascar Dragon Tree Reviews (2)
by - written on 11/11/09 (Very useful, 357 readings)
Whilst sitting in my home office last week, it dawned on me that my surroundings were a little bit dull. "Ah... what better than a bit of plant-life to cheer things up", I said to myself with a demonic grin on my face. Off I popped to B&Q, with the ultimate aim of finding some greenery to jungle-ify (yes, I said 'Jungle-ify') my work space. I wanted something that was easy to care for, and difficult to kill - my plant keeping record is a little shameful... I did manage to keep a spider-plant for an entire year, but it *was* plastic. Sifting through the wall of foliage at the store, my eye was caught (not literally) by the Madagascar ... Read the complete review
by - written on 12/05/06, updated on 21/07/10 (Very useful, 10133 readings)
The Madagascar Dragon Tree (Dracaena Marginata) Dracaenas are members if the Liliaceae family and the name is derived from the Greek word drakania which means female dragon. There are many varieties but the Dracaena Marginata has very thin dark green leaves that have an almost coppery like appearance (not like the variety pictured). According to the literature that I have read, the Madagascar Dragon Tree plant apparently originates in Costa Rica and Sir Lanka... there must be an error here somewhere as these places are so far apart from each other and where does Madagascar come in? This is a rather elegant and popular house plant with ... Read the complete review