Bauer's Dracaena Palm
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Forms slender 5 ft. trunk topped with 3 to 5 ft. wide crown of foliage.|
|Bloom Time||Fragrant white panicles occasionally appear in early summer.|
|Design Ideas||With its bronze-tinted foliage, this Dracaena looks dramatic set against very light-colored surfaces such as stucco or even concrete. It is a suitable alternative to palms in narrow spaces between buildings or tucked into corners. Usually planted as a specimen or small grove under night lighting or poolside.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
Thrives in average to enriched, well-drained soils. Water regularly during first growing season to develop an extensive root system. Once established in landscape reduce frequency; water container plants when soil surface becomes dry. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring. Prune spent foliage as new leaves emerge.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11