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Dracaena Massangeana

Cereoid* cereoid at prodigy.net
Sat Feb 16 21:43:42 EST 2002

Actually its Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana', more appropriately called
"Dragon Tree".

Your plant has a fungal rot due to over watering. It is best to get rid of
the infected parts and water the plant with a fungicide.


news <a at a.com> wrote in message news:a4m2uj$9b9$1 at bob.news.rcn.net...
> Greetings, I have a Dracaena Massangeana plant, and I over watered it,
> without realizing what type of plant it was. I picked the plant up from
> trash, it looked healthy at the time. I did replant it into a bigger pot.
> The pot did have the words "Massangeana Cane" on it, but, could not find
> anything through ask.com or any other search engine about Massangeana. Any
> ways... today I was looking for Yucca, and came across different types of
> Yucca Plants. I was going through all the links and found out through
> that I have the Dracaena Massangeana. Which I also found out is called the
> Corn Plant. Now, with all that out ot the way... I have a Dracaena
> Massangeana that has 3 stalks. 2 of the stalks are doing fine. I did have
> cut one of the two down due to it feeling not mushy, but soft. This same
> stalk started new growth a little above the soil line. I need to find out
> what to cap the stalk with. The others have this black substance... no
> what it is. The largest of the 3 stalks, is soft about 1/2 way down from
> top of the stalk, it still feels solid past the 1/2 way point. I have lost
> most of the leaves on this one and there has been no new growth. Now, I
> that this is due to the over watering, but, I have a question about this
> particular stalk. Last night I was checking the plant out and found a
> oozing out of the stalk... it is making the stalk look like it has dark
> splotches, but, when I touched the liquid... it was clear to the touch. I
> have a feeling that this is a type of disease. If it is, should I get rid
> the whole plant, or just that stalk?
> If anyone can help... I appreciate it a lot... I like this plant... I wish
> Ihad known what it was before I over watered it... I jsut want to try to
> save was much of the plant as I can.
> Thank you.

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