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Corn Plant
Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana'

Ruscaceae (formerly Liliaceae, sometimes Agavaceae or Dracaenaceae)

Tall unbranched stem with large arching leaves which are variegated; mature plants have a cane stem; leaves may be 1-1/2 feet long.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Use: specimen floor plant

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: foliage is important

Blooming Period:

Height: up to 10 feet

Width: 2-3 feet

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Allow plant to dry between waterings; propagate by air layering or cane cuttings. 'Massangeana' responds to humidity and may be adapted to lower light levels.


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