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  • dragon plant
  • Eventual height: 2m
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m

Dracaena fragrans (Deremensis Group) 'Lemon Lime'

dragon plant

RHS award of garden merit £14.99
Pot size 17cm pot
17cm pot
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  • Position: prefers light shade, but close to a window
  • Soil: fertile: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 50cm (including pot)
  • Pot covers: choose a 18cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot.

    This is an undemanding houseplant, with colourful foliage that is a mixture of green, cream and lime stripes. As it grows, it forms a tree-like stem with the foliage on top, and as it matures it will usually start to form sideshoots. A good choice if you are looking for something that will eventually get quite tall, without taking up too much floorspace.

  • Home care: Water well in the growing season, but less so in winter. Misting the leaves with water will help keep the humidity levels high, as well as keeping the leaves dust-free. Repot in spring every couple of years and keep temperatures above 10°C in winter.
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