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Dracaena fragrans/Corn Stalk

Dracaena fragrans / Dracaena fragrans
Large specimen of the corn stalk dracaena
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Large specimen of the corn stalk dracaena

Flowers on a mature plant

Fruit ripening

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Scientific Name: Dracaena fragrans
Common Name: Corn Stalk
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Although it may grow to over 40 feet in height, it does not get much over 8 feet indoors, where it is principally grown. Has fragrant flowers. It is attacked by spider mites.