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Dracaena spp.

Common name(s): Dracaena

Plant type: evergreen medium shrub
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): layering

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip, secondary
Cutting maturity: softwood, semi-hardwood
Rooting environment: humid chamber
Soil temperature for best rooting: 70-75 degrees F
Comment: The best time of year to take a cutting is in the warm season.

Propagation by Layering

Type of Layering: air
Time of year to layer: Summer
Wounding: one slanting cut 1/4-1/2 way through stem