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Other common names
three-coloured Madagascar dragon tree
Dracaena cincta 'Tricolor' Dracaena 'Tricolour'
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
'Tricolor' is an erect, sparsely-branched evergreen shrub with narrow, arching leaves striped with cream, the margins becoming crimson with age
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
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in loam-based potting compost in full light and shade from hot sun and with moderate humidity. Water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly from spring to autumn and keep just moist in winter. If growth is weak, plants can be cut back to within 15cm of the base in spring. Tolerant of low light levels indoors
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings or leafless stem sections in spring with bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite and scale insects may be a problem under glass
Generally disease free
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