Dracaena marginata ‘Magenta’

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  • Grower
    Ships in our standard grower pot which includes drainage holes at the bottom.
  • Selva
                                                                                                                                                                    

    8 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

    8 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

  • Meseta
                                                                                                                                                                    

    6.5 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

    6.5 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

  • Viento
                                                                                                                                                                    

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

  • Nube
                                                                                                                                                                    

    6.5 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

    6.5 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

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$ 39.00
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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Pot it for me

Have your plant delivered pre-potted when purchasing a medium-sized plant along with one of our premium planters.

  • For Medium Plants
  • Perfect for gift giving
  • Replaces our standard grower pot
  • Medium Plant and Premium Planter must be purchased at same time to qualify
  • Can not be used with large, XL or hanging pot specimens

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Dracaena marginata ‘Magenta’

Common Names: Madagascar Dragon Tree

Overview: Dracaena marginata ‘Magenta’ is a striking indoor plant renowned for its dramatic, sword-like leaves edged in deep magenta hues. This variety, native to Madagascar, is also commonly known as the Dragon Tree. Its slender, upright stems support a cascade of narrow, arching leaves, creating an elegant, sculptural presence that can reach heights of 6-8 feet indoors. Dracaena marginata ‘Magenta’ is relatively low-maintenance and can tolerate occasional neglect, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced plant enthusiasts.

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Description

Caring for your Dracaena Marginata

Dracaena marginata, also known as the Dragon Tree, is a popular houseplant known for its striking, slender green leaves with red or purple edges. Native to Madagascar, this resilient plant is perfect for adding a touch of exotic elegance to any home or office. With proper care, Dracaena marginata can thrive and bring beauty to your space for many years.

Light

Dracaena marginata prefers bright, indirect light but is highly adaptable and can tolerate lower light conditions. Direct sunlight should be avoided as it can scorch the leaves. For optimal growth, place your Dragon Tree near a north or east-facing window. If the light is insufficient, consider supplementing with artificial grow lights.

Water

Dracaena marginata is relatively drought-tolerant and prefers to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it’s crucial to let the top inch of soil dry out before watering again. Typically, watering once every 1-2 weeks is sufficient, but this can vary depending on the humidity and temperature of your home. Ensure that the pot has proper drainage to prevent water from sitting at the bottom.

Dragon Trees thrive in average household humidity levels but appreciate a bit of extra humidity, especially in drier climates or during winter when indoor air tends to be dry. You can increase humidity by placing a humidifier nearby, misting the leaves regularly, or using a pebble tray with water.

Soil

A well-draining potting mix is essential for Dracaena marginata. A standard houseplant mix with added perlite or sand works well. Repotting should be done every 2-3 years or when the plant becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current one, with drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

Fertilizing

Fertilize your Dragon Tree during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble houseplant fertilizer diluted to half strength. Fertilizing once a month is typically sufficient. Avoid fertilizing during the fall and winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.

Pruning and Maintenance

Pruning helps maintain the shape and size of your Dracaena marginata. Remove any yellowing or damaged leaves by cutting them off at the base with clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears. If the plant becomes too tall or leggy, you can trim the stems to the desired height. New growth will emerge from the cut points, resulting in a bushier appearance.

Pests and Diseases

Dracaena marginata is relatively resistant to pests, but it can occasionally be affected by common houseplant pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Regularly inspect your plant for any signs of infestation, such as webbing, sticky residue, or discolored leaves. If you notice pests, treat the plant with insecticidal soap, neem oil, or a diluted rubbing alcohol solution. Ensure good air circulation around the plant to help prevent pests and diseases.

Root rot is a common issue caused by overwatering. To prevent root rot, always allow the soil to dry out between waterings and ensure proper drainage. If you notice a foul smell, wilting, or blackened roots, you may need to repot the plant into fresh, dry soil and trim away any affected roots.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Partial Sun

Mature Height

3 ft – 15 ft

10 reviews for Dracaena marginata ‘Magenta’

  1. seth l. (verified owner)

    PlantVine was fantastic. They not only sold me a beautiful specimen, but contacted me to make sure it would arrive in the proper condition. Will absolutely get my next plants from them!

  2. Elizabeth S. (verified owner)

  3. Susan C. (verified owner)

    Looks pretty healthy but it looks different than the picture. But, I still like it. I have 3 individual stems rather than intertwined like the photo.

  4. Ashley

    How tall is a medium verses a large?

  5. Melinda Russell (verified owner)

    It is beautiful!

  6. Sidney L (verified owner)

    Beautiful plant! It looks very healthy! It arrived quickly and in great condition!

  7. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Tree is perfect and arrived in great shape. thank you.

  8. Gary Lee Grimmette (verified owner)

  9. Nicole Murphy (verified owner)

  10. Wayne M. (verified owner)

    Wonderful plant, very good producy and healthy.

  11. Daniel (verified owner)

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