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Dracaena - Janet Craig 'Compacta'

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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.

Care Guide

Origin: South East Africa.

Botanical name: Dracaena compacta

Family: Asparagaceae.

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.

Plant Size

Small: 20cm<.

Medium: 40cm - 80cm.

Large: 80cm+.