Plant Care Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'
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Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'

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Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Taxonomy

Dracaena deremensis 'Janet Craig Compacta'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

What other plant parents say

Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 6
Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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Fort Mill, SC
Rating of the plant Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' named Dracaena Compacta ‘Janet Craig’ by Misfityogimom on Greg, the plant care app
02/26/2021

Like the ZZ Plant this is an extremely slow grower. So if you are patient growing type than this probably isn’t for you lol. It prefers to dry out between waterings & only requires a monthly wateri…

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@Greg
Arcadia, CA
Rating of the plant Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' named Rendang Tok by Greg on Greg, the plant care app
02/12/2021

This plant is a great accent piece for your living space. Their leave tips brown easily due to impurities in the water you give them - don’t fret or panic though! This experience made me appreciate p…

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@Plantsong
Las Vegas, NV
Rating of the plant Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' named Abigale by Plantsong on Greg, the plant care app
04/02/2021

The key to this plant is not to over water it. Needs very little water.

How to care for Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'

Water

How often to water your Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'

Water needs for Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'

Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'

Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compacta'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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