Re: Dragon Tree Plant not well

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Posted by Brett on January 23, 2003 at 09:17:16:

In Reply to: Re: Dragon Tree Plant not well posted by Newt on January 23, 2003 at 00:52:13:

: : The tips of the leaves are dying, some of them have several inches of death. Is this a watering problem?
: : It's been quite happy for about 8 months and has only recently shown these signs. Any ideas?


: Hi Brett,

: We need more info. What exactly is happening with the tips of the leaves? Are they turning brown? When you say dragon tree do you mean a dracena? The lower leaves will eventually turn brown or yellow and fall off as the plant grows, leaving a tall naked stem. Is this your tree?

: http://green.reinyday.com/housep/dracaenam.html

: Here's another image.

: http://www.paradisedesigns.com/images/plants/madagascar-dragon-tree.jpg

: Newt
Thanks Newt, It's a Dracanea Marginata and I have three stems in one pot, the smallest is looking the worst but the other two are also affected. The tips are turning brown and then spreading down the leaf. There is also some white mould on the surface of the soil. Any ideas? Brett.

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