Surely you have seen this plant in many houses. It’s about a thick trunk with long green leaves at the top does it ring a bell? Yes, we are talking about brazilwood or perhaps you know it by another of its many names: water stick, Brazil trunk, water trunk or Tree of Happiness.
This tropical plant is precious, which is why it is widely used to decorate the rooms of many houses, both indoors and outdoors in a pot. But not only for this is Brazilwood used, since has the ability to absorb moisture of the environment, so it is very beneficial for your home. In addition, as we mentioned, they call it the Tree of Happiness since, according to Feng Shui, it attracts good luck for those who embark on a new path in their lives, whether sentimental or professional. As such, it can be a great housewarming gift for someone starting a business or moving house.
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This peculiar trunk is of African origin and is known as Dracaena fragrans. It has long dark green leaves with yellow and lime green stripes. They are perennial so you can enjoy it for several years. The trunk is thick and brown.
can measure about two meters and it is ideal for those who do not have “much hand” with plants, since it has very simple care and is very resistant.
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If you want to enjoy this plant in your home, you should find a location where It does not receive direct sun but it does have a lot of natural light. The sun could burn its leaves and if it does not have enough light they will turn brown. The temperature is also important, since it does not support the cold.
It likes humidity so make sure the earth is always wet, but not soaked so rwatering it every 10 days will be enough. So that it also has that humidity that it enjoys so much, you can spray its daughters with warm water two or three times a week and you can add wet stones in the dish to maintain humidity. If you get this tropical plant to maintain this humidity, you will ensure that the tips do not burn.
To clean its leaves you only have to spray the leaves and wipe them with a clean cloth to remove the dust.