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ID plant.

Posted by zirgzz Latvia (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 15, 13 at 16:47

Can someone tell me what that plant is? It have grown very high and need to do something with it, but I don't know what species it is so I can't do anything.
It have one stem (not so big, but long) and long leaves.
Thanks!


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RE: ID plant.

Could be Dracaena ,

General Care of Agaves:
temperature: Plants in this family tolerate hot temperatures but will grow well at common room temperatures.
medium: A well-drained medium with adequate sand or other coarse material to promote drainage and give the medium weight since many of these plants become very top-heavy. The mixes for succulents given above would be good for the members of this family.
water: Water thoroughly but allow the medium to dry between waterings. Dracaenas often develop burned tips to their leaves if given water with fluoride in it.
light: Although they will survive and grow slowly under lower light intensities, most of these plants produce bright colors under brighter light.
fertilization: Fertilize sparingly to reduce the rate of growth. Plants often respond poorly under high levels of fertilization.
pests and problems: Relatively pest free, but mealy bugs can be a serious problem.
grooming: Remove old, discolored leaves.
propagation: Separation of suckers, division of rhizomes, stem cuttings, leaf or leaf section cuttings, and seed are all practiced as methods of propagation of the Agavaceae.

Lai izdodās.


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RE: ID plant.

what they said as to name

look for posts in the propagation forum .. a couple recent ones..

or google such..

you can make quit a few plants from that monster..

its time to teach it a lesson.. and cut it way back.. the stump will rebud.. and the leader can be rooted..

and everything in between can be thrown away ...

look for the post about the lady who had one 14 feet tall ... might be a couple months old by now ...

ken

Here is a link that might be useful: look anything like these???


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RE: ID plant.

The logs in between will root, too:) Other names include Mass Cane, Corn Plant, Dracaena massangeana.


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RE: ID plant.

Kādreiz arī jāsaka paldies.


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The Monster is killed, will see what happens next! :D

P.S. Paldies inga007... :)


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RE: ID plant.

How plant looks now.... :) Waiting for new leaves!


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The top part should grow too!


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