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Tropicals, Woody > Dracaena > Dracaena deremensis > Dracaena deremensis 'Warneckii'

Dracaena deremensis

'Warneckii'


White Stripes Dracaena, White Stripes Corn Plant




Origin:  South Africa
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Dracaena
Species
deremensis
Cultivar
'Warneckii'
Category
Tropicals, Woody
Type
Tree (evergreen), Shrub (evergreen)
USDA Hardiness Zone
10 - 11
Canadian Hardiness Zone
Requires cold season protection under glass.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H1c - H3
Temperature (°C)
-5 - 10
Temperature (°F)
23 - 50
Height
2 - 5 m
Spread
1.3 - 2 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MarchAprilMay
General Description
Broadleaf evergreen grown for its foliage.
Landscape
Popularly grown as an indoor houseplant because it is durable and easy to grow.
Cultivation
Best grown in organically rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils in full to part shade. Protect from direct sunlight and winds. Keep soil uniformly moist during the growing season and reduce watering in autumn and winter. Allow soil to dry slightly between waterings but do not allow soil to dry out completely.
Shape
Rosette.
Growth
Slow
ID Characteristic
Dark green foliage with white stripes.
Pests
Spider mites, thrips, scale, and leaf spot.
Leaf Description
Leaves are stiletto-shaped growing to about 60 - 90 cm long and 5 cm wide.
Flower Description
Clusters of fragrant, tiny flowers grow on round heads of terminal panicles. Flowers and berries rarely grow on indoor plants.
Colour Description
Foliage is dark green and variegated with white stripes. Flowers are white to pale yellow. Berries are red.
Texture Description
Foliage is glossy and smooth.
Notable Specimens
Centennial Conservatory, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
By stem cuttings in spring, rooted in moist soil.
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