Draceana Dara Singh
Common Name: Mass Cane, Corn plant, Happy plant, Striped dracaena, Cane plant, Chinese money plant, False palm
Botanical Name: Dracaena Fragrans Massangeana
Other names: Draceana Dara Singh
This plant has got a lot of cool names - Mass Cane, Corn plant, Happy plant, Striped dracaena, Cane plant, Chinese money plant, False palm. And all names have stories of their own. Though it is slow growing one, this tropical beauty is hardy & extremely easy to maintain, making it one of the best indoor plants for beginners. In additional to all this, it filters airborne pollutants & other harmful toxins, keeping the indoor air clean & healthy. The dark green leaves marked with a lime-green stripe down the center will give your space a beautiful tropical look. And the dwarf variety is perfect for a table top or any corner spot of your room.
Growth Habits: Up to 6 feet high
Soil Requirement: Well drained, Loamy soil
Watering Schedule: Twice a week
Light condition: Bright indirect sunlight
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 18 - 30 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: Frequent repotting is not required. Report whenever the plant outgrows the current container.
Suitable Locations: Indoor locations like Balcony, windowsill, rock garden, etc. or you can also keep them outdoor under some shade.
• You can loosen the soil once in a while. It will help the plant to absorb the nutrients & moisture more effectively. • Water only when the soil is dry to touch. This plant is drought tolerant and does not require much watering. • Even if the plant does not outgrow the current pot, and repotting is not required, renew the soil with some vermicompost every two years or so. This will keep the plant healthy. • Stay a little careful if you have dogs and/or cats at home as the leaves are mildly toxic for consumption. • Remove & discard dead, infected or damaged plant parts whenever required.