Plant Profile – Dracena fragrans ‘Massangeana’

Dracena fragrans 'Massangeana' Plant Profile

You know which plant makes me happy? This one: Dracena fragrans 'massangeana'.  It's the first plant I wake up to every morning as it lives right next to my bed. This Dracena can survive without water for weeks. My happy plant tolerates low light in our south facing bedroom and always looks like the happiest of houseplants. Learn more about Dracena fragrans 'Massangeana' below. 


Dracena fragrans 'Massageana'


Happy Plant


Stunning long wide leaves with golden and deep cream stripes. Smaller plants can be kept on tables however more mature plants should be placed on the floor. Native to New Guinea and West Africa. 


Dracena fragrans prefers bright, indirect light, but will tolerate low light and shade positions outside.


Water when the top inch or 3 cm's is dry (see: The Finger Test). Will cope with some periods of dryness. Enjoys a spray mist in summer.  


Height: 1.2 m 


Happy plants thrive in high quality premium potting mix or loam based soil


Liquid or slow release fertiliser is recommended to be applied during in the warmer months, choose one suitable for your houseplants and always follow the instructions on the pack for measurements and frequency. This plant doesn’t require fertiliser in the cold of winter. 


Follow the above!  When choosing a pot - pick one with a drainage hole, and use a saucer to catch escaping water. Empty the saucer after watering.  May need repotting every 12 months in the spring when the roots fill the pot. 

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