Dracaena compacta is native to Africa, growing in humid, tropical forests. In its native habitat, the plant is frequently but not always shaded by surrounding vegetation.
Origin: South East Africa.
Botanical name: Dracaena compacta
Suitable: Indoor / Outdoor (Shade)
Max height: 1.5m.
Toxins removed: Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, Toluene, & Xylene.
Pet Friendly: Mildly toxic. The plant can be toxic to dogs and cats if the leaves are ingested in large amounts
Water: Low. Allow top of soil to dry before watering.
Light: Indirect Sun / Shade. Direct sun will burn leaves.
Temperature: 18° - 32°C. Ideal warm temperatures.
Humidity: Medium / High. 50 - 70%. Mist leaves once a week.
Soil: Good drainage potting mix. 6.0 - 6.5 ph.
Fertilizer: Optional, once a month in spring & summer.
Medium: 40cm - 80cm.