Dracaena comes from ancient Greek, and it means a ‘female-dragon.’ Its bold and beautiful-looking long and sharp foliage does justice to the same. These evergreen shrubs make excellent indoor plants, with wire-like stems and around 9-10 feet in height. About 120 species of these succulent shrubs and trees make the entire genus of the Dracaena plant.
To get the know-how in detail about the same, keep reading its importance, uses, and associated care-guidelines provided below.
Dracaena plant Varieties
Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana)
Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans)
Janet Craig (Dracaena deremensis)
Gold Dust (Dracaena surculosa)
Song of India or Jamaica (Dracaena reflexa)
Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata)
Importance, Uses, and features of Dracaena Plants
Purifies air – removes up to 87% of volatile organic compounds every day and reduces toxin air like formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, and carbon dioxide from the house interiors.
Humidity control – increases humidity in the room and controls respiratory distresses, like colds, dry coughs, sore throats, and dry skin.
Sharpening focus- improve concentration, memory, better goal achievement, as well as heightened attention amongst students.
Brings happiness – contribute to a Zen feeling and get actual health benefits, like feelings of relaxation, calm, and optimism.
Decorates the interiors – the straight and pointed leaves caters to a striking image adding bright colors to both your indoor and outdoor space.
Maintenance-free – tolerates a wide variety of conditions, like low-light conditions, two-three times fertilization annually.
Absorbs lead (Pb) – Lead particles can travel through water and air, and Dracaena marginata reduces the level of lead and absorbs the lead pollutants.
Dracaena plant comparatively caters to hassle-free maintenance, like –
The plant requires filtered indoor-light and less amount of water.
It prefers temperatures ranging from 60 – 70℉ during the day-time and below 50℉ during the night.
The leaves of this plant are toxic to our furry buddies.
These houseplants are generally free from serious ailments.
Dracaena plants are an easy-to-care and beautiful-looking houseplant.
And now that you are well-aware of its uses and after-care, feel free to check the varieties, plant specifications, care, along with its several uses from our online store. Cherry-pick your choice, and add some ornamental value to your living abode!
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