Plant Care White Jewel

White Jewel

4.3 out of 5 (4 experiences)

White Jewel has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
White Jewel has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

Janet Craig Dracaena, Janet Craig Dracaena, Limelight, Hawaiian Sunshine, Dracaena Hawaiian Sunshine Cane, warneckii and Janet Craig Compacta


Dracaena deremensis

How to care for White Jewel


How often to water your White Jewel

Water needs for White Jewel
0.5 cups
every 12

White Jewel 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 White Jewel

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Janet Craig Dracaena in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Jewel: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

White Jewel 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 region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of White Jewel in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize White Jewel

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for White Jewel: 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 White Jewel after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for White Jewel

White Jewel

White Jewel

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

White Jewel has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
White Jewel has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
White Jewel has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
White Jewel has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
White Jewel has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
White Jewel has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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beautiful plant!!! but bugs love it...

Pest magnet Pest magnet

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