PlantsDracaena→Dracaena (Dracaena fragrans 'Janet Craig Compacta')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Dracaena
Give a thumbs up Corn Plant

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


Photo gallery:

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image Image Image

Posted by HollyAnnS (South Central Pa) on Nov 14, 2012 11:38 AM

Nice plant, beautiful shiny dark-green leaves.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
hlutzow On January 18, 2021 Obtained plant
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.
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Flowering janet Craig by Sharel Mar 11, 2016 11:56 AM 1
Is it dying? Dracaena Janet Craig by KirenDC Apr 21, 2021 8:29 AM 12
House plant by Butterfly1015 Mar 16, 2021 7:26 PM 2
What did you do in the garden today? by Zenni Sep 17, 2021 7:26 PM 304
Looking for houseplants that are almost impossible to kill! by PAgirl63 Jan 24, 2021 4:04 PM 33
Please ID thanks by Universal_G Oct 19, 2020 11:05 AM 3
Combination plant arrangment - identification by Beeg Aug 25, 2020 2:04 PM 3
What plant is this? by AshS_ May 25, 2020 9:53 AM 3
Unidentified Plant! by JackDay1997 May 12, 2020 8:29 AM 1
Identify Dracaena by Breezly Apr 15, 2020 9:25 PM 2
Needing advice on plant taken home from funeral by aflytrapforerin Feb 25, 2020 7:01 PM 13

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "Rainey day Phlox"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.