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Canary Islands dragon tree

Dracaena draco  • 

Photo: Canary Islands dragon tree

General description

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Plant requirements

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Maintenance

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Practical use

When the bark or leaves are cut they secrete a reddish resin, one of the sources of the substance known as dragon's blood, used to stain wood, such as of Stradivarius violins. It also has a number of traditional medicinal uses.

Properties

Height
1 - 1000 cm
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Needs protection