Dracena fragas roja

Dracena fragas roja

Cordyline rubra

Headache and burning eyes, nausea and loss of concentration: a plant, Dracaena could solve these problems. Dracaena is also known for its ability to absorb carbon dioxide, emit oxygen, increasing our ability to concentrate and productivity. In addition, the plant is able to control humidity in a closed environment, thus avoiding numerous diseases.
Plants belonging to the Dracaena genus also remove xylene, benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene from the air. These substances cause asthma, dizziness, drowsiness, increased heart rate, tremors and skin irritations.
The presence of a Dracena in the home or office has no side effects because it is not toxic to humans. However, if you have a pet, you should place the plant in a place where your pet cannot reach it because it may be toxic to him.

Red dracaena

Dracaena deremensis (photo below), native to Derema, East Africa (typical of the Usambara forests in Tanzania) is a plant that never reaches remarkable dimensions. In fact, it can reach at most one and a half meters. It has tapering leaves striated with white, which hang downwards, carried by rigid stems.
This Dracaena is also known as «palos de la felicidad» or «palo del Brasil» or «palo de Brasil» or «Árbol de la felicidad». The tree of happiness is a cutting that, placed in a pot, within three months develops leaves and roots and very often lose variegation giving the typical sticks of happiness.
Dracaena godseffiana (photo below) is undoubtedly the most characteristic. The leaves are short, green and dotted with white spots, with a bushy habit. It can also reach two meters in height.
Dracaena marginata (photo below) is a plant native to Madagascar. One of its characteristics is that as it grows, as the stem lengthens and the lower leaves fall, they leave protuberances that constitute a graceful decorative element. Another characteristic is due to the fact that the leaves also develop in the basal part: this is due to the fact that dormant buds sprout from below the surface of the soil. This occurs when the plant is kept in full sun because it has a better transport of the products of chlorophyll photosynthesis.

Dracena fragas roja del momento

Dracaena has proven to be one of the plants best suited to indoor growing. It grows just as well near a bright window as it does in the less well-lit corners of the house. We tell you the keys for the maintenance of this plant native to tropical Africa: how much to water it, how to prune it, how to reproduce it… Don’t miss its curiosities!
Therefore, it is one of those plants that must be watered when we observe that the soil has dried out. How to recover a dracaena marginata whose trunk has dried out… Only then, we will water it copiously until the soil in the pot is well moistened. No watering until all the soil dries out again.
Another factor to take into account for a correct maintenance is that the dracaena does not support low temperatures. Below 14 ºC the plant suffers. Its optimum development is at high temperatures, between 22 and 26 ºC.
The pruning process is very simple. A simple incision is made in the stems removing the excess at the top. Where you make the cut, buds will emerge that will be the bearers of new shoots. Pests and diseases

Dracaena marginata leaves down

The care they require is not very complicated; in fact, they are one of the easiest exotic plants to maintain. So don’t hesitate to take a look at the 7 types of Dracaena we recommend to enjoy an amazing home and/or garden.
The Dracaena genus is composed of about 40 species of succulent trees and shrubs native mostly to Africa and surrounding islands, but there are also some in South Asia and one in Central America. This makes their characteristics are very different despite sharing genetics, and decorating any area with them is a pleasure.
It is a species of shrub known as Brazilian trunk, or by its former scientific name Dracaena deremensis, which grows up to one meter in height. It produces white flowers with a sweet aroma, a characteristic that gives it the surname ‘fragrans’, which means fragrant or aromatic.
Also known by its former scientific name Dracaena marginata, it is a shrub or sapling with linear, thin, green leaves with dark red or orange margins. It reaches a height of up to 5 meters.

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