How do you care for a Massangeana cane plant?
Water the mass cane just enough to moisten the soil throughout the pot. In most moderate conditions, there is no need to leave excess water in the plant’s liner. Allow the soil surface to become dry to the touch before watering again. In moderate light, the plant should be watered every week or two.
How big does a Massangeana cane get?
Rugged and rustic, long-living and low-maintenance, corn plants (Dracaena fragrans ‘Massangeana’), also referred to as mass canes, reach to between 5 and 15 feet tall upon maturity, have mildly aromatic leaves and an open structure that works in about any indoor space.
Are Massangeana cane poisonous to dogs?
The short answer is no. Dracaena is toxic to both cats and dogs. Or rather saponin, a chemical compound that is found in the plant, is toxic to them. A dog eating dracaena leaves can result in vomiting (sometimes with and sometimes without blood), diarrhea, weakness, drooling, loss of appetite, and depression.
How do you care for a Dracaena cane?
With its narrow growth and tufty foliage, it’s ideal for bringing some life into a corner of your space. Place your Dracaena where it will receive medium to bright indirect light and avoid extended periods of direct sun. It can tolerate the lower end of moderate light spaces but watering will need to be reduced.
Can I put my mass cane plant outside?
You can grow mass cane plants outside as long as the temperature is above 60°F (15°C). Choose a spot in your garden, patio, or deck in dappled light. When the nighttime temperatures drop below 50°F (10°C), it’s time to take your cane tree back indoors.
How long do Dracaena Massangeana live?
2 – 3 years
You will find the lower leaves on this plant turn yellow after a period of time which is normal, and the leaves on this plant only have a life span of 2 – 3 years anyway.
What does indirect sunlight mean?
Indirect sunlight is when your plant is in a shady area within an area that receives bright sunlight. It may be behind another plant or a piece of furniture. Partial sunlight is when the light is direct only during certain times of the day, such as in the morning or late afternoon.
Can dogs be around mass cane plants?
The cornstalk plant is an indoor house plant that is moderately toxic for pets. In dogs, it causes symptoms of gastrointestinal upset with vomiting and diarrhea. Vet bills can sneak up on you.