General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Dracaena
  • Corn Plant

Photo Gallery
Photo by hlutzow
Photo by Sharel

Date: 2018-04-12
Photo by Sharel

Date: 2018-04-12
Location: Fairfax, VA | August 2022
Date: 2022-08-28
Location: Home
Date: 2019-02-07
Top down view of a 5 yr old and a 1 month old
Location: Atlanta USA
Date: 2023-06-27
Janet Craig
Photo by Sharel

Date: 2019-11-06
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2015-07-27
Location: Dover, Pa
Date: Nov 2012
Blooming Janet Craig Compacta

Date: 2016-09-10
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-08-13
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-08-13
Location: Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-07

Date: 2012-12-29
Location: My home, Pequea, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-01-04
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2018-07-07
2 new stems coming from under the soil level.  The cut stump is p
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-04-18

Date: 2012-12-17

Date: 2012-12-29

Date: 2012-12-29

Date: 2012-12-17
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  • Posted by HollyAnnS (South Central Pa) on Nov 14, 2012 11:38 AM concerning plant:
    Nice plant, beautiful shiny dark-green leaves.
Plant Events from our members
sejod On January 17, 2019 Obtained plant
theinferno On March 17, 2019 Maintenance performed
Fertilized with 3 10-10-4 fert sticks in both pots.
theinferno On February 1, 2019 Potted up
Repotted my dracaena.
theinferno On January 19, 2019 Obtained plant
Got my dracaena.
hlutzow On January 18, 2021 Obtained plant
MySecretIslandGarden On August 18, 2022 Transplanted
Outside in ground
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Flowering janet Craig by Sharel Mar 11, 2016 11:56 AM 1

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