Evergreen, palm-like shrubs and trees. It is usually sold in the market under the name Dracaena. It has sword-shaped leaves resembling yucca and agave leaves. In nurseries and landscaping, it is often shown among palms. The trunk of this plant is 7.5 m, the crown is stiff, large and umbrella-shaped, 180 cm long and 15 cm wide. The white flowers form flower clusters up to 120 cm long. It is suitable to be planted in groups of different heights.
The plant you are referring to is likely “Dracaena marginata,” commonly known as the Madagascar dragon tree or red-edged dracaena. There might be a slight confusion in the name you provided. Dracaena indivisa is not a widely recognized term for a specific plant, while Dracaena marginata is a well-known species in the Dracaena genus.
Here is some information about Dracaena marginata: Scientific Name: Dracaena marginata Common Names: Madagascar dragon tree, red-edged dracaena, dragon plant.
- Appearance: Dracaena marginata is a popular indoor plant known for its upright, slender stems and long, arching, lance-shaped leaves. The leaves have a red or burgundy margin, which gives the plant its distinctive appearance.
- Height: It can grow up to several feet tall, depending on the specific variety and growing conditions.
- Care: This plant is relatively easy to care for. It prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings, and be cautious not to overwater, as it can lead to root rot.
- Dracaena marginata can be propagated through stem cuttings. Cut a healthy stem, let it dry for a day or two, and then plant it in a well-draining soil mix.
- It is a popular choice for indoor decoration due to its attractive appearance and low maintenance requirements.
- It is known to improve indoor air quality by filtering out certain toxins.
- Keep in mind that Dracaena marginata is toxic to pets, such as cats and dogs, if ingested. It’s advisable to keep it out of reach of pets.
If you were referring to a different plant with the name Dracena indivisa, please provide more details, and I’ll do my best to assist you.
How do you care for Dracaena Indivisa?
There isn’t a widely recognized plant called “Dracaena indivisa.” It’s possible that you might be referring to a different Dracaena species or there might be a slight variation in the name.
However, I’ll provide general care guidelines for Dracaena plants, and if you have more specific details or another name for the plant in question, feel free to provide additional information for more accurate guidance.
General Dracaena Care:
- Dracaenas generally prefer bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, especially in the case of varieties with colorful foliage, as it can scorch the leaves.
- Allow the top inch or two of the soil to dry out before watering. Dracaenas are sensitive to overwatering, and consistently soggy soil can lead to root rot. Water less frequently in the winter when the plant’s growth slows.
- Use a well-draining potting mix. A mix formulated for tropical plants or houseplants is generally suitable.
Temperature and Humidity:
- Dracaenas prefer average room temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). They can tolerate slightly cooler conditions but should be protected from drafts and cold temperatures.
- Normal household humidity is usually sufficient, but if the air is very dry, you can increase humidity by placing a tray of water near the plant or using a humidifier.
- Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce or eliminate fertilization in the fall and winter when the plant’s growth slows down.
- Prune as needed to remove yellow or brown leaves. You can also trim the top if the plant becomes too tall and leggy.
- Keep an eye out for pests like spider mites and scale insects. If pests are present, treat them promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
Remember that specific care requirements can vary based on the exact Dracaena species you have. If you have more specific information about your plant, such as its exact name or characteristics, I can provide more tailored care advice.