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Dracaena reflexa? Does care requirement same for other dracaenas?

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This used to be called Dracenae demerensis 'Janet Craig' but has now been reclassified as a cultivar of Dracaena fragrans. Members of this family:

  • are sensitive to chlorine in city tap water
  • respond well to being cut back
  • happiest in bright diffused light
  • respond to overwatering by getting brown spots on the leaves.
  • the oldest specimens I saw were potted up with a good proportion of clay
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  • Clay in pot? So this plants require good water and good light? How tolerant it is to winter? Can it survive around 6 C in winter?
    – 4-K
    Dec 16, 2019 at 11:25
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    @4-K You can try using up to 50% clay based soil if available. Bake first to sterilize and remove any pathogens. These are tropical plants and will not do well at 6 deg C. I would not keep these plants below ~ 15 Deg C
    – kevinskio
    Dec 16, 2019 at 13:43

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