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Office Plant

comments (3) March 1st, 2013 in gallery
KaPag002 KaPag002, member
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Sorry the pic is sideways, Ive tried rotating it!  Click the image to enlarge.

Sorry the pic is sideways, I've tried rotating it! 


A coworker of mine quit and left this plant behind.  I don't know anything about it, but I want to be sure I'm properly caring for it.  What in the heck is it! 



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GardenGrl1 writes: I agree with the advice from the other posts. It's also known as a dragon tree. Don't get discouraged if the lower leaves start falling off. The tree will get tall and will only have leaves at the top. Good Luck with your new plant! Posted: 6:37 am on March 4th
AllThings_Gardening writes: Hi! treeman is correct. Dracaena Marginata. It will be fine with a little plant food. Very hardy keep moist but not wet. Would water every other week, keep in bright light away from drafts (sometimes fronds will fall off w/drafts).
Dilute fertilizer with watering now in the Spring. These plants can get very tall but seem to grow slowly. Oh! and no direct sunlight. Check if roots are showing at bottom of pot, and if so then replant in one size larger.
Hope this helps! Posted: 6:21 pm on March 2nd
tntreeman writes: Dracaena marginata most likely. very tough plant / don't overwater and you'll be fine. now my neck hurts from looking at the photo :) Posted: 8:56 pm on March 1st
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