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Dracaena marginata - Madagascar Dragon Tree


Dracaena marginata - Madagascar Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata - Madagascar Dragon Tree)

A giant, old Madagascar Dragon tree growing in Point Loma, San Diego, CA. It's ~25 feet/ 7.6 meters tall. Photo taken March 24, 2010. Posted for Bernieh.



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That's a wee bit larger than mine!

19 Oct, 2010

 

Meanie:

Is your Madagascar Dragon tree 20 feet/ 6.1 meters tall then? or taller? :>)

19 Oct, 2010

 

No, but it is almost eighteen inches now!! Soon catch up with this one I reckon!!!!

19 Oct, 2010

 

Meanie:

In about 40 or 50 years. lol! :>)

19 Oct, 2010

 

So not too far behind after all!!

19 Oct, 2010

 

Meanie:

Not too many years, anyway!

19 Oct, 2010

 

I took a pic of one 8-10' growing outdoors here. I thought that was big.
I do have one that began as a wee dish garden plant. Its a stout 4' double trunker now. I need to get it in the ground.
For some reason Andy,I have that,the triclor,Codylines,Yucca's,Beaucarnea,and other types of "grass trees" planted on my small lot. Never planned it,or tried to collect them. They just seem to look and do better.

30 Sep, 2014

 

I grew this plant in the SF Bay Area; however, during some freezes they would die (they're so common, though and easily replaced) It doesn't take freezing temps well at all.

1 Oct, 2014



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