Help what plant is this?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by sara213, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. sara213

    sara213 Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Gardeningmama

    Gardeningmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dracena
     
  3. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dracaena marginata [​IMG]
     
  4. sara213

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    Thanks!!!

    I picked one up today :) sort of looks like a palm isn't it not?
     
  5. 7 Biddies

    7 Biddies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're sometimes called "ponytail palm", but, it's not a real palm. They're very easy to propagate, too. Once they've grown taller, cut them back (any height) and they'll sprout 2 or 3 new canes from the stump. Stick the cuttings in soil, and they'll take root. Also, once they're taller, bend the cane by tying it down with a strong string. The top will turn toward the light, creating a pretty curving shape. At least, this is what happens with them when they're grown outdoors in S. Fla. I'm not sure how they do indoors in cold country.
     
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  6. it is a Dracaena marginata..[​IMG]
     

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