The popular Dracaena Fragrans‘Massangeana’ is more commonly known as the Corn Plant. It does well in low light conditions.
Fragrans can be either grown as a low shrub form, by rooting tip cuttings, or a tree form, by rooting mature canes.
The Massangeana variety is most popular due to its dramatic yellow variegation running down the center of its leaves.
The temperature requirements for fragrans is a comfortable 75 degrees and the water requirements are low. Dracaenas are one of the plants used in the NASA Clean Air Study and has been shown to help remove Formaldehyde.
Dracaenas have wide leaves that accumulate dust. Wipe their leaves regularly with a damp cloth to remove this. Although most Dracaenas have few problems with pest, occasionally mealy bug and scale can attack the plant.