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Madagascar

Dracaena marginata

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

3m

2m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Madagascar Overview

A slow-growing tree or shrub from Madagascar, this species reaches 4.5m in hot climates. Its narrow, sword-like leaves have red margins.

Common problems with Madagascar

How to propagate Madagascar

Layering

You can propagate by seeds or air layering in the spring.

Seed

Cuttings

Tip or stem cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Madagascar

Can be grown indoor plants.