Houseplants

May Plant of the Month

Dracaena Fun Facts

Fun Fact #1: The origin of this plant's name means "Female Dragon"

The name Dracaena comes from the Greek word drakaina, which means female dragon. The Dracaena contains a resin in the stem, which was compared to dragons blood due to the red gum-like quality. For many centuries, this was used for dyes, medicine, and even toothpaste. However, we mostly only use it for varnish and photoengraving today.

Fun Fact #2: Dracaena...

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