Air Purification Rating
Very good for removing chemical vapours with a high transpiration rate which is ideal for air circulation and humidity control.
A very popular plant for use indoors owing to its tolerance of low light conditions and dry air. The Dragon Tree is exceptional at removing benzene from the air.
Grows well in all purpose potting mix that drains well.
Tropical regions of Africa
Care and Maintenance
Keep soil evenly moist. Avoid extremes of temperature or the leaves might drop. Feed and water every two weeks in spring and summer. Water less often in winter and do not feed.
16 to 24 degrees celsius and will tolerate temperatures as low as 10 degrees celsius for short periods.
Pests and Problems
Root rot if too cold or too damp. Occasional attacks from spider mites, scale insects and mealybugs if the air becomes too dry.