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Dracaena fragrans 'Compacta' (variegated)

Family Name: Asparagaceae
Semi Shade Moderate Water Shrub

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Shrub
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic
Plant Shape Shrubby
Maximum Height 1.2 m to 2 m
Maximum Plant Spread / Crown Width 0.9 m to 3 m

Biogeography

Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical
Local Conservation Status Exotic (Horticultural / Cultivated Only)

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Erect shrub up to 2 m tall.

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Plant Growth Rate Moderate

Foliar

Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, White
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) White

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Master ID 30613
Species ID 4922
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Species record last updated on: 22 February 2022.
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