Common Name: Cornstalk Dracaena, Dracaena Baby Doll, False Dracaena
Botanical Name: Cordyline Terminalis Mahatma
Other names: Dracaena Mahatma
Origin: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Tropical South East Asia
Dracaena Mahatma is simply an ideal houseplant. It has got everything you need from A to Z, when it comes to persona, structure & caring. Just to list down things, this plant is hardy, drought tolerant, cleans airborne pollutants, does not require to be fed or watered frequently, does exceedingly well in the low light indoor environment and the caring part is fairly easy. You simply don’t have to worry about anything at all. Just bring home this beauty and you can start enjoying its lovely foliage of slender green leaves with pink margins. And as it matures the plant takes an upright form while the leaves brighten up further becoming the central attraction of your garden.
Growth Habits: Up to 3 – 4 meters high
Soil Requirement: Moist well drained soil
Watering Schedule: Thrice a week
Light condition: 5 – 5 hours of bright indirect sunlight
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 16 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: While repotting always choose a sturdy container for this plant as they are top-heavy.
Suitable Locations: Places where this plant can receive bright light like near windows, study room or living room, well-lit kitchen, balcony, garden area, etc.
• Place this plant in pots with good draining system otherwise the roots will start rotting. • You will need to water this plant daily but make sure that you do not overwater it. • If the leaves are getting dry & dull, it is an indication that the plant needs some fertilizer with good nutritional value. • Though this plant grows well in full sun, try to find a sheltered spot if you are planning to keep it outdoor during the summer months. • Keep this plant away from the reach of your pets as the leaves are highly toxic & can cause harm, if ingested, by animals.