Special air-purifying plant!
Dracaena fragrans Massangeana is also called the corn plant or the Happy Plant because of it’s easy care nature and the zesty freshness of the yellow and green strappy leaves that brighten up home or office interiors, whilst filtering toxins from the atmosphere so you breathe easier.
Origin: Tropical Africa. COSTARECA
Temperature: Average household temperatures between 16-24°C but can cope with as low as 12°C for short periods.
Lighting preference: needs moderate to bright indirect light
Electrical lighting: ideal for offices or fluorescent lighting
Irrigation of water: Water when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. They are drought tolerant. Do not over water as this can cause brown tips.
Humidity: NOT PREFFERED . Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove accumulated dust. Cut back by removing the top of the plant if it grows too tall. Don’t use leaf shine on these plants.
Fertilization and feeding: Apply a weak dose of a fertilizer once or twice a month during the growing season.
Air Purifying: This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.
Toxicity: The sap is toxic to animals. It is not considered poisonous to humans but should not be ingested.
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height 1.5-2m. Slow growing.