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Dracaena trifasciata 'Black Diamond'

Sansevieria trifasciata 'Black Diamond'

Regular price£15.00

Caring for your new leafy green friends

Dry Out

Dry Out

Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.

Watering

Watering

Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.

Light

Light

I need light to survive. Please give me light!

Cold Spots

Cold Spots

I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.

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Useful Information

Plant Bio

Sansevieria have recently been reclassified to Dracaena.

Dracaena trifasciata is native to Nigeria and tropical Africa. A perfect plant for beginners. It will grow in bright sunshine or shade, withstand dry air, draughts and periods without water, and it rarely needs re-potting. It can however, be quite easily killed by prolonged over-watering in winter and prolonged exposure to near freezing temperatures. 'Black Diamond' has almost black colouring and blades are wide.

Pot: 12cm in diameter. 

Size: Approximately 30cm from base of pot. 

Secrets to success

Temperature: Average warmth, between 15 and 23°C. Minimum 10°C for a short period. 

Light: Bright light with some sun preferred, but will grow in shade. 

Water: Water moderately from spring to autumn, allowing compost to dry out between waterings. In winter water every 1-2 months. Avoid wetting the heart of the plant. 

Air humidity: Average humidity. 

Fertilising: Feed every few waterings during the growing season.

Potting mix: A loose well draining mix containing some horticultural sand and perlite.

Propagation: Remove offset by cutting off at base, allow to dry before inserting in compost. You can also separate new shoots from the mother plants and pop them in water until roots develop.  

This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.

Delivery & Returns

​General

Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected.  We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.

Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.

​Shipping & Delivery

We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.

We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.

We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer. 

Returns

We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt.  We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.

If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.

To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.

We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.

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