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Scientific Name: Dracaena braunii
Pronunciation: druh-SEE-nuh BRAUN-ee-eye
Common Name: ribbon plant, lucky bamboo
Family Name: Asparagaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features: Stems green and fleshy (unlike true bamboos), nodes protruding; leaves alternate, sheathing, lance-shaped 15-25 cm long and 1.5-4 cm wide at the base.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Africa (Cameroon)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low, Moderate
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
ribbon plant, lucky bamboo
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Sessile, Spiraled
Texture/ Venation: Parallel venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate, Sheathing
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Umbel
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:6
Corolla Shape:Funnelform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Pink
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: Rarely flowers locally.
Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Unlikely to form locally
Bark Morphology: Smooth
Bark or Stem Colour: Green
Organ Modifications: Aerial or climbing roots

Propagation: Stem/cane cuttings, Cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Maintenance:Low maintenance plant
Other:Prone to leaf drop due to overwatering.
Pest Susceptibility: Mites, Root rot, Scale insects,
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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