Dragon Tree

  • Top Ten Architectural Trees

    Designer trees are those that architects and landscapers like to use to enhance the appearance or enjoyability of the home or business. In some few cases, utility also has its place in the general planning….

  • Organizing the Feature Trees and Plants in Your Garden

    When it comes to planting and arranging feature trees, it really is a good plan to pay attention to the height your tree is likely to attain over the course of its lifetime.

  • Gardening with Native or Naturalized Trees

    Gardening with native or naturalized trees, along with native or naturalized plants, has several advantages over dealing with plants from other regions or areas. Before exploring this process, however, let’s look at some terms. Native…

  • When the Dragon Tree Blooms

    What a fascinating title! When the Dragon Tree Blooms almost sounds like some sort of science fiction or fantasy story. Or maybe one of those sultry romances that take place in the jungle or in…

  • Trees, Fibers, and Other Applications

    Trees and plants can be used for a wide variety of industrial and household applications. While they are beautiful and are an important part of the environment, if you usually focus on how trees look…

  • Dragon Trees: Real Trees with Mythological name

    Dragon trees, Dracaena  Marginata, Lucky Bamboo, and even Dracaena Cinnabari, as well as several other Dracaena species, are more closely related to the lily family than to palm trees even though the two are often…

  • WATCH: 20 years of growth in a Dragon Tree

    The dragon tree will grow its trunk first, it will flare out the middle, then it starts to form its next set of branching. From where it initially starts to branch…

  • WATCH: How long it takes for Dragon Tree to grow

    The leaf structure will come out in the initial year and then you’ll start to see some trunk starting to form on these little branches.

  • WATCH: Trimming a Dragon Tree

    Where the green reads the brown on the leaf right there on the dragon tree. As you can see just here, that’s where we cut them.

  • WATCH: How to trim a Dragon Tree

    We get clients that ring up asking about stripping the leaves off. What happens is with the dragon tree, guys, if you do strip the leaves off…

  • WATCH: Dragon Tree flowering process

    Once it’s flowered, the dragon tree will not feed the original leaves. It stops feeding those leaves and it starts to focus on the small branches coming through on the sides.

  • WATCH: When will my dragon tree flower?

    I often get a phone call to say, “Okay, when’s my dragon tree going to flower?” Or, “When are the branches going to start coming out?”

  • Dragon Tree: For Cleaner Indoor Air

    Dragon trees are amazing. Like many plants, they can help clean the air through the simple process of taking in carbon dioxide and giving off oxygen. Since this is a characteristic of most plants, it…