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Help ID my Dracaena/Cordyline

Posted by pitch113 z7 NY (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 20, 11 at 20:11

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.

Dinner Room Plant

Cross posted to Tropicals Forum

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RE: Help ID my Dracaena/Cordyline

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

RE: Help ID my Dracaena/Cordyline

Could be spineless yucca.

RE: Help ID my Dracaena/Cordyline

Definitely not Cordyline australis.

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