Dracaena Dragos, Dracos




Family: Anacardiaceae
Common name: Drago, Draco Drago de Canarias, Canary draco
Origin: There are many places of origin of Drago, since many say is originally from Argentina, but it is clear that the most important is in the Canary Islands , one of the great attractions
Etymology: Draco the dragon tree name derived from the Greek drakaina (female dragon ) , for its juice , reddish , supposedly like the dragon’s blood
Minimum temperature: -5º C

Draco or Drago is a tree that is notable for its shape and height that can reach , is that this tree can get to rise to 12 meters high.

The fruit that gives the Draco is a berry orange , and in ancient dragon’s blood was much appreciated , this fluid was obtained through incisions in the bark , saying it had healing properties.

One of the spectacular things Draco is that their branches allow for dramatic cuts, is an ideal for gardens and outdoor places , in fact, in the Canary Islands ornamental tree drakes often bought as tree decorations.

In the Canary Islands, one can say that worship is made to Draco , as it is one of the main tourist attractions and more when they are very large and ancient species in areas where visitors can access with ease . Another way to call the Draco in Tenerife ‘s Icod de los vinos