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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Madagascar dragon tree
Dracaena are evergreen trees, the few branches bearing linear to lance-shaped leaves often crowded towards the tips; on mature plants, small greenish-white flowers may be followed by orange or red berries
D. marginata is an erect evergreen shrub to 4m, with long, sword-shaped, recurved, dark green leaves, finely edged reddish-brown
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
In frost prone areas grow under glass in a well-drained loam based compost (JI No3). Provide full light with some protection from hot, direct sunlight
Propagate by seed at 18-21C or (64- 70F) or from semi-ripe and hardwood cuttings with bottom heat in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Requires little regular pruning, although weak stems may be shortened to 15cm (6in) in spring
Pests Susceptible to glasshouse red spider mite, thrips and scale insects when grown under glass
Generally trouble free
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Madagascar dragon tree
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