Help ID my Dracaena/Cordyline

pitch113(z7 NY)March 20, 2011


We've had a Dracaena or possibly a Cordyline as a houseplant for about as long as I can remember. As far as I can recall, it has never fruited or flowers, but puts up prolific shoots. I think I have narrowed it down, due to leaf width and shade, to Dracaena draco, Dracaena cinnabari, Cordyline australis (previously Dracaena australis) and Cordyline stricta (previously Dracaena stricta), however I could be off here. A picture is below and, I can take more if it would be helpful. Thanks for any help.



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It resembles D. Marginata, but its leaves are shorter and wider than any marginata I've seen.
You can rule out D. Draco.
Sorry, I can't be of more help. Toni

    Bookmark   March 20, 2011 at 8:30PM
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Could be spineless yucca.

    Bookmark   March 21, 2011 at 12:54AM
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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

Definitely not Cordyline australis.

    Bookmark   March 23, 2011 at 1:49PM
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