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Dracaena Marginata Cane

Dracaena Marginata Cane

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Pot Type

Botanical Name:

  • Dracaena marginata

Common Names:

  • Dracaena Marginata Cane
  • Madagascar Dragon Tree
  • Red-Edged Dracaena

Description: Dracaena Marginata Cane, scientifically known as Dracaena marginata, is a striking tropical plant admired for its tall, slender stems and lush, narrow leaves with red or purple margins. The foliage is primarily dark green, creating a beautiful contrast with the red edges, giving the plant a dramatic and elegant appearance. Native to Madagascar, this evergreen plant thrives indoors, adding a touch of exotic elegance and vibrant greenery to any space. Dracaena Marginata Cane typically grows up to 6-10 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide, making it an excellent choice for adding height, color, and texture to homes and offices.

Care Instructions:


  • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. The vibrant color is more pronounced in brighter light. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves.


  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil is dry. Reduce watering in the winter months when the plant's growth slows.


  • Thrives in moderate humidity environments. Regular misting or using a humidity tray can help maintain the necessary moisture levels, especially in dry indoor conditions.


  • Prefers temperatures between 65°F and 80°F (18°C - 27°C). Protect from cold drafts and temperatures below 55°F (13°C).


  • Use a well-draining, rich organic potting mix. A mix containing peat moss, perlite, and compost works well to support healthy growth.


  • Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding in the fall and winter.


  • Remove any dead or damaged leaves to maintain appearance and encourage new growth. Regular pruning helps prevent disease and promotes a tidy, healthy plant.

Styling Tips:

  • Statement Plant: Place Dracaena Marginata Cane in a prominent spot where its tall, elegant foliage can be admired. Its bold leaves make it a stunning statement piece in any room.
  • Corner Filler: Use Dracaena Marginata Cane as a corner filler to add height and color to empty spaces. Its upright growth habit makes it perfect for this purpose.
  • Grouping with Other Plants: Combine with other low-light, shade-loving plants like ferns, calatheas, and philodendrons to create a diverse and visually appealing indoor garden.
  • Office Plant: Its low maintenance and adaptability make it an excellent choice for office environments. Place it in a well-lit corner to add a touch of nature and vibrancy to your workspace.
  • Modern Decor: The slender, red-edged foliage of Dracaena Marginata Cane fits well with modern, minimalist decor. Use a sleek, contemporary pot to complement its striking appearance.

Dracaena Marginata Cane, with its slender, red-edged foliage and relatively easy care requirements, is a fantastic addition to any plant collection. Its bold appearance and adaptability make it a favorite among plant enthusiasts and interior designers looking to add a touch of tropical elegance to their spaces.

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