- Height 24-36 Inches
- Width 15-18 Inches
- Use as a thriller when using in containers
- Evergreen plant adds unique foliage and design!
Spike, as it is usually called, (Dracaena indivisa ‘spikes’) is a dramatic plant that has leaves shaped like swords. The leaves are sharp and require gloves when they are being handled. Spike is an evergreen plant that is used for its foliage, not its flower. This plant is very low maintenance.
Spike is heat tolerant. It can add vertical interest if planted in a mixed border. While Spike is a perennial, it will not come back if winters are cold; if you plant it in zones cooler than 7a, consider it an annual or bring it in for the winter.
Proven Accents® Spikes Dracaena Care
Fertilize occasionally during the growing season to maintain growth. Since Spike is planted for its foliage, you don’t have to worry about deadheading it. During the growing season, Spike needs the same amount of water as most plants do. Water it less in the cold season. Spike needs well drained soil. It does best in full sun but will tolerate partial shade.
When Spike is small, it can be used as a thriller. As it grows, it will outshine smaller plants and needs to be moved to the landscape or a larger container.
Proven Accents® Spikes Dracaena Spacing
Spike can grow quite large, up to three feet tall and 18 inches wide. Leave a space of 12-18 inches around Spike or it will overwhelm its neighbors.
Proven Accents® Spikes Dracaena Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-11|
|Flower Color(s): Grown for Foliage|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Tall|
|Height: 24-36 Inches|
|Spread: 15-18 Inches|
|Spacing: 15-18 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Use Types: Container, Landscape|
|Features: Low Maintenance, Foliage Interest, Deadheading Not Necessary|
|Scientific Name: Dracaena indivisa 'Spikes'|
|Common Name: Proven Accents® Spikes Dracaena|
|Other Name(s): Mountain Cabbage Tree|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Selections|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.