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I have inhereted a Dracaena draco plant from my son who has moved abroad.
It use to stand in their conservatory unfortunately we do not have one and wonder where the best place would be to keep it . We live in the north of England so putting it in the garden would be, I think too cold. Does it like to be kept dry or moist does it like to be misted. Please help . Cindy

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Treat as a houseplant - it's reasonably undemanding as houseplants go, so don't worry too much. Average warmth, light shade, keep compost moist at all times, but not soaking wet or sitting in water. Mist occasionally. This one will tolerate a bit of neglect and quite low winter temperatures, so its not a delicate "hothouse flower".

9 May, 2010


I gave my son one some years ago - it's the most tolerant plant I have ever come across. It stands tucked away in a corner of their living room. They rarely water it - almost the only time it sees water is on my infrequent visits once every six months or so.

Unbelievably it is still growing and actually looks fairly decent.

Not that I am recommending that level of neglect of course but it is exceedingly owner-friendly!

9 May, 2010

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