Dracaena Compacta, Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’, Dracaena Fragrans, Good Luck Plant, Ti Plant, Cabbage Tree
Low / Partial / Bright indirect light
Dracaena 'Janet Craig'
Dracaena Compacta, commonly known as Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’ or Dracaena Fragrans, has a thick green stem and superb, dense clumps of short, dark green leaves. This is one variety of Dracaena Fragrans whose leaves are not variegated; instead you get a wonderful rich and deep glossy green leaf, with deep veining, similar to the Aspidistra. Janet Craig is very definitely a stylish option and looks stunning in modern, contemporary settings.
Dracaenas are perfect houseplants which survive in adverse conditions for a plant, these are adaptable to low or artificial light, human livable temperature range and low humidity at ease, most of plants under the genre are care free about the potting medium as these can be grown in water, coco-peat or soil without hassle.
Genus dracaenas have several wonderful, elegant, adaptable and popular houseplants including lucky bamboo and songs of India. Dracaena plants are attractive, varied, tough, drought tolerant and hard to kill with colorful foliage. Dracaenas are air purifier which cleans benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and other airborne pollutants. This adaptable houseplant thrives indoors or a partially-shady outdoor area, like a patio. They usually grow up to about 3ft tall indoors, which takes a fair few years, and have a bushy tree type of look about them.
Dracaena is one of the most effective houseplants in air purification. It helps remove formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene and carbon dioxide. These are chemicals linked with several health problems among them headaches, respiratory problems, anemia, marrow disease, kidney disease among others.
Dos and Don’ts after receiving the plant
- Do not re-pot the plant immediately after receiving. We’ve taken care of that with better pot and rich soil.
- Keep the plant in indirect sunlight for 3 to 7 days.
- Always check the soil moisture and keep the plant hydrated all time. Do not over water it.