Known for their air-purifying abilities, Janet Craig's dark green leaves are a perfect accent to any room. They have been around for many years and received an easy to care for reputation. Extremely popular as an office plant due to their ability to adapt to all light conditions. The Dracaena 'Janet Craig' makes the perfect housewarming gift and beginner plant.
Grow Pot Size: 2”, 3", 4”, 6" and 10" Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 4-16” depending on grow pot size. Plant Care Level: Easy
Extremely popular as an office plant due to its ability to adapt to all light conditions, handle drought like a champ, and will not take up a lot of space!
Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’ Care Tips
Binomial Name:Dracaena fragrans ‘Janet Craig’
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright to medium, indirect
Water: Allow the top 2” of soil to dry
Pet Friendly: No
Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’ Story
Where is it from? The Janet Craig is native to Tropical Africa!
Who is the Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’? The Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’ is an evergreen shrub specially adapted to growing in tropical Africa. The short leathery knife-shaped leaves have a slightly sharp edge to deter predators, and to retain moisture.
Good For You! Air Purifying! With strong purifying skills, the Janet Craig plant naturally removes common household toxins and pollutants.
Is the Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’ the right plant for me?
This is an incredibly easy plant! Think of them as the perfect roommate that will never cause an issue and always keep to themselves! They make for perfect plants to gift to friends and co-workers!
Pet Friendly: No, this plant is not pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: The Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’ is the perfect office plant. Whether or not you are back at the office or you are working from home!
Prefers bright to medium indirect light. No direct sun as the leaves can burn.
Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry before watering
This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Average from 65°F - 75°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Remove dried or damaged leaves by firmly grasping the leaf at its base and gently tugging.
Every once in a while, take this plant to your shower and hose down the leaves.
General Information About Your Plant
Bright green and glossy. As the plant matures, the leaves become quite large.
Toxic. Always keep plants away from children and pets.