Massangeana (Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana') and Marginata (Dracaena marginata)
Differences between Massangeana (Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana') and Marginata (Dracaena marginata) plants.
|Massangeana (Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana')
|Marginata (Dracaena marginata)
|Broad, lance-shaped leaves with a central yellow-green stripe.
|Long, narrow, arching leaves with a red or burgundy margin.
|Mainly green with a prominent yellow stripe in the center.
|Green leaves with red or burgundy edges.
|Tends to be taller with a more upright growth habit.
|Can vary in height, but often has a more slender and arching form.
|Typically has a thick, sturdy trunk.
|Trunk is usually slender and may have a more "bamboo-like" appearance.
|Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light levels.
|Thrives in bright, indirect light but can adapt to lower light conditions.
|Allow the top inch of soil to dry between waterings.
|Allow the top 1-2 inches of soil to dry before watering.
|Suitable for a variety of climates, including indoor conditions and gardens in warmer regions.
|Adaptable to different climates, including both indoor and outdoor environments in Australia.
|Australian Hardiness Zone
|Suitable for a range of climates in Australia, including coastal areas and subtropical regions.
|Well-suited for various Australian climates, including coastal and tropical regions.
|Corn Plant, Cornstalk Dracaena.
|Dragon Tree, Red-Edged Dracaena.
When considering plants for your specific location in Australia, be sure to take into account factors such as local climate, sunlight availability, and indoor/outdoor conditions.