Now it's getting too tall, up to the ceiling.
Trimming For Height The dracaena dragon palm will grow to 20 feet high and 15 feet wide in its native landscape and if grown outdoors can be left alone to develop naturally or pruned to fit the. Feb 14, This plant is not a palm! It is a Dracaena or Dragon Tree. There are many different varieties. It is a houseplant here and can easily be cut back. We cut ours back to about 10 or 12" dollar tree fall coffee cups dripped wax on the ends to stop the milky discharge(our book said to do this).
Be sure to wash your hands and not get it in your mouth. May 26, Dragon trees can reach 20 feet or more when grown outdoors under the right conditions, although they are typically pruned back to around 6 feet when grown as.
The dragon tree will need to be pruned and repotted at times. It's usually best to prune when growth appears to be strong at the beginning of spring. This is when you're likely to see the lower leaves on a stem begin to yellow. When the lower leaves yellow or begin to look unhealthy remove them (this is normal for this plant - its just preparing for new growth). No pruning or green thumb needed, just let them grow with very little maintenance!
Palm Paradise is where you will find the big Dragon Tree specimens. After all, we have been custom-growing and nurturing them in our local climate for over 20 years so that we can assure their quality.