ID Plants01_25_10

ID Plants01_25_10 - IDPlants Polkadotplant...

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Acanthaceae  Polka dot plant    Hypoestes phyllostachya Native to Madagascar Tropical foliage plant grown as house plant  and bedding plant Light:  bright to direct  Water: average - moist Humidity: average-high Temperature: average Propagation: seed or tip cuttings
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Agaveaceae 
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Dracaenas Popular foliage plants Many shapes, sizes, colors Reliable houseplant All like bright light and no direct sun; many  tolerant of limited light Appreciate extra humidity Keep evenly moist during growing season; let  dry between watering in winter Fertilize every 2 weeks during growth
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Corn plant Dracaena fragrans ‘ Massangeana’ Native to West Africa Develops thick trunk as it  matures and loses bottom leaves Can grow over 5’ indoors If too tall, can cut back to base or air-layering Many cultivars available Sensitive to leaf spot  and root rot Sensitive to fluoride in water
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Dragon tree Dracaena marginata Native to tropical East Africa Propagation: air layering,  tip or stem cutting Can grow to 15 ft. *Watch for mealybugs,  spider mites, scale Many cultivars available Sensitive to fluoride in water
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Belgian evergreen / Lucky bamboo Dracaena sanderana VERY hot plant!  NOT a bamboo Imported from Asia, but native to tropical West  Africa ‘Feng shui’ plant Hugely marketed Sometimes selling for  over $300! Bending created by   manipulating light exposure –  phototropism
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Belgian evergreen / Lucky bamboo Dracaena sanderana Do not fertilize for a month after purchase  and then sparing (every couple months)  after Light: limited to bright Water: tolerant, grow in soil or water Sensitive to flouride Humidity: average Temperature: average Propagation:  cane cuttings
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Ti plant Cordyline terminalis Native to eastern Asia and Polynesia Natives use the plant for fiber, cloth, and  livestock food Light: bright-direct Water: evenly moist Humidity: high Temperature: average Propagation: air layering stem or tip cuttings
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Bird’s Nest Sansevieria  Sansevieria trifasciata  ‘Hahnii’ “Sport” of  Sanevieria  trifasciata Grows to 12” Same cultural  requirements as  species 10
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