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The Corn plant, also known as Dracaena fragrans is a robust and attractive indoor tree. This plant thrives in low light and is drought tolerant. The Corn Plant is perfect for those who would like low maintenance nature in their home. The corn plant has been included in NASA's list of air-purifying plants, suggesting that they can help remove certain indoor air pollutants.
The leaves of the Corn Plant start to droop when the plant needs water.
How to care for Corn Plant
The Corn Plant prefers bright light, but it can tolerate most light conditions.
Trim brown or yellowing leaves at the base of the plant using clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears.
Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before watering.
Feed the Corn Plant once a month during the spring and summer with a liquid feed.
Corn plants prefer slightly humid conditions, mist a few times a week.
NURSERY POT SIZE
12cm, 17cm, 21cm
PLANT HEIGHT (INCLUDING POT)
30-40cm, 70-80cm, 90-100cm
Yellow leaves suggest over watering, a drooping plant means under watering.
This plant is harmful if ingested.
Indoor plants help bring personality, break up spaces and introduce new textures and tones.
At Soto we want to make looking after your plants as easy and enjoyable as possible. The Corn Plant profile will help you get to know your new plant.
The Corn Plant is often associated with good fortune and positive energy. It is considered a symbol of happiness and prosperity.
The Corn Plant is native to Africa and thrives in the filtered sunlight of the understorey of forests. It became a popular houseplant for its adaptable nature and durability.
In the 1980s, the Corn Plant gained additional attention when it was included in NASA's Clean Air Study. The study suggested that certain houseplants, including the Corn Plant, could help improve indoor air quality by removing common pollutants.
Corn Plants prefer bright, indirect light but will be happier in lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.