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Dracaena marginata - Dragon Tree
The name Dracaena is Latin for She-Dragon, hence the name Dragon Tree! It's easily recognizable with it long, sword-shaped leaves. As it ages, it will develop a narrow trunk, making it into a small tree. Dracaena marginata features elegant long, thin leaves with red edges.
- Light: Indirect Sunlight – This plant needs at least some natural light so place it somewhere with windows nearby.
- Water: Thirsty – This plant can only go 1 to 2 weeks without water so check weekly and water when the top two inches of soil dry out.
- Tips: Like many houseplants, it would rather be too dry than too wet so if you are unsure about whether it needs water, wait a day or two and check again.