Compact Janet Craig Dracaena

Dracaena deremensis 'Janet Craig Compacta'

Growzone: 9-11

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6" $22.95
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This Plants Growzone: 9-11
Growing Zone: 9-11
Mature Height: 4" - 6"
Mature Width: 4"
Classification: Green Foliage
Sunlight: Fluorescent to bright, direct light
Habit: Upright
Flower Color: Unlikely to flower indoors, white sticky flower
Foliage: Dark green
Soil Condition: Regular potting mix
Water Requirements: Likes to dry out occasionally
Uses: Best in vertical spaces, like corners or hallways

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Compact Janet Craig Dracaena is a dwarf form of the Janet Craig Dracaena. Grows Equally as well in low light areas as its bigger sister does. The compact version is perfect as a tabletop plant or on your desk at work. Cleans the air of harmful chemicals.

Full Description

The dark green leaves are broad and arc slightly, creating a very graceful form. Dracaenas do well in fluorescent to bright, indirect light, especially in offices or living rooms away from windows or natural light. They help to clean the air of indoor toxins, such as benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene. Dracaena prefer to dry out somewhat between watering. Their tolerance of a wide range of conditions makes them an excellent choice for first time houseplant owners.

Janet Craig Dracaena Compacta is dark green, lush foliage houseplant. It is an excellent choice for first time houseplant buyers because it handles missed watering and minimal light without consequence. Janet Craig is just one variety in a large group of hybrids within the Dracaena family. Other varieties are green, red, yellow, white and usually a mix of several colors. Dracaena clean the air of benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene. These plants are sold as bush, and are typically found 2 per pot in the 6" size, and 3 per pot in the 10" diameter pots. The 10" diameter containers can also be grown at different heights with a clear trunk, usually named by the height of the foliage. 

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History and Naming of Janet Craig Dracaena Compacta:

Native to Africa, Dracaena is a large family, currently encompassing 110 species with about 40 varieties that are grown commercially. The name Dracaena comes from the draikana, an ancient Greek word meaning female dragon. Some varieties of Dracaena exude a thick, red sap when broken similar to dragon blood. Some of the plants in this family even have red stems. Unlike other plants, Dracaena has a tendency to thicken a secondary meristem, and produces thicker roots as a result. The best ways to propagate Dracaena is either by cuttings or by the seed. After the sticky white flowers, Dracaena produces a small round fruit that is viable. Unfortunately, these plants are unlikely to flower indoors, and the flower is not very showy. Dracaena demensis is the Latin name for Janet Craig Dracaena. Dracaena is ancient Greek for female dragon, while demensis means of or from Van Diemen's Land, an old name for Tasmania.