Dracaena Massangeana

Cereoid* cereoid at prodigy.net
Mon Mar 4 18:27:54 EST 2002


Its been 16 days since you asked the question and there really can't be much
left of your plant by now. What is the condition of the plant now? Where do
you have it?

The "black stuff" really isn't important but you can see if your local
garden center has it.

a <a at a.com> wrote in message news:a60l7g$7ul$1 at bob.news.rcn.net...
> Thank you for the information. What do I cap the stalk with though? As I
> mentioned before, all the stalks were capped with this black stuff... not
> sure what it is though. Also, might there be any way to save the plant
> without losing any of the stalks, or is it too late?  Also, how often
should
> it be watered?  How much water? What about feeding it?  Of course if I
have
> anymore questions, I will ask. Any help is really appreciated.
>
> Thank you.
>
>
> "Cereoid*" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
> news:yNEb8.10446$EG2.1498051784 at newssvr15.news.prodigy.com...
> > 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.
> >
> > http://www.hortworld.com/infosources/references/ARChase/yucca.asp
> >
> >
> > 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
> > the
> > > 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
> > error
> > > 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
> > to
> > > 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
> > idea
> > > what it is. The largest of the 3 stalks, is soft about 1/2 way down
from
> > the
> > > 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
> > know
> > > 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
> > liquid
> > > 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
> > of
> > > 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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