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Dracaena 'JT Stardust'

Family Name: Asparagaceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Foliage Woody

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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Shrub
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical
Local Conservation Status 1 Exotic

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form An evergreen shrub.
Foliage Leaves are in broad elliptical shape, green with yellowish to whitish patches. 
Etymology The genus Dracaena is from the Greek word drakaina which means a female dragon and could refer to the source of the dragon's blood (dried juice from the plant).

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Well-Drained Soils
Landscape Uses Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Yellow / Golden, Patterned
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth
Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) Green, Yellow / Golden, Patterned
Young Flush Texture(s) Smooth
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Margin Entire

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Master ID 32981
Species ID 7395
Flora Disclaimer The information in this website has been compiled from reliable sources, such as reference works on medicinal plants. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Readers should always consult his/her physician before using or consuming a plant for medicinal purposes.
Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.
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