Dracaena Arborea is a small perennial, palm-like plant belonging to the Asparagaceae family. The Dracaena genus is comprised of approximately forty species and most hail from South Africa and the Canary Islands.
All types of Dracaena plant grow naturally in a tropical setting such as Florida. Dracaena arborea is known by the following common names Dracaena Tree, African Dragon Tree, Dragon tree, Cornstalk Plant, Ribbon Plant and Corn Plant. It’s sometimes simply called Dracaena or Arborea. Dracaena means dragon, and arborea means tree-like. Place your Dragon Tree in a setting where it will have plenty of room to grow. Kept in a container indoors, Dracaena often grows to a height of 7’ – 8’ feet tall. Outdoors these plants grow to be over 10’ – 15’ feet high. Arborea provides an attractive, palm tree-like plant for home and office settings.