Are you a busy jet setter and are not always home? This is the plant for you!
You know that friend that you haven't talked to in ages? But when you do it feels like no time has passed at all? The Dracaena Janet Craig is the plant version of that friend!
If you are a busy individual that's always on the go and rarely home this plant is the perfect addition to your home. Not only can it tolerate some neglect and the tad forgetfulness. It continues to grow until you can catch up again!
Key Benefits of Janet Craig
The Dracaena Janet Craig helps clean the air in your home by filtering impurities like Formaldehyde, Benzene, Formaldehyde and Carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Its leaves are also great at releasing moisture and trapping dust keeping nasties away from your lungs and surfaces.
Janet Craig Plant Care Tips
This plant can tolerate lower light conditions but the more light it receives, the happier it will be. So the ideal spot is bright with filtered light. Keep it away from direct sunlight to prevent scorched leaves.
Let the top of the soil dry out before every watering session and then, let the water drain. The Dracaena will not appreciate wet feet.
Warmer temperatures are preferred, ideally between 13 and 30 ºC. Once a month, during the growing season, feed it with an all-purpose fertilizer. Do not fertilise it in the winter.
This plant doesn’t really need much pruning but if it’s located in a lower light space, it may get a little long as it reaches for light.
In the spring, check its roots, if you notice that they are growing too big for the pot, it may be the ideal time to replace it with a bigger one. Use houseplant compost soil.
The Janet Craig Plant Story
Where is the Janet Craig Dracaena Plant from?
Janet Craig, like almost all of her Dracaena sisters originates from tropical Africa!
Who is Janet Craig Plant?
Is a slower growing shrub plant. Often grown with multi stem bases. These stately caned plants can be commonly found in office buildings and front foyers. They are shade tolerant making them the perfect addition to any corner or unused space.
Good For you!
Air Purifying: The Janet Craig Dracaena is well documented as a strong Air Purifier. This plant filters airborne toxins such as benzene and formaldehyde helping you feel better!
Is Janet Craig the right plant for me?
Dracaenas are great indoor plants for those with limited light in their homes. It’s sturdy, not very demanding and it doesn’t take extra space. If you are looking for something to brighten up dreary corners of your home. How tall does it grow? This slow-growing plant can reach up to 15 meters in its natural habitat. Expect a mature plant to reach 1.5-2 meters in your home.
Janet Craig Care Guide
Prefers bright to medium indirect light. No direct sun as the leaves can burn.
Allow the top 5cm-10cm of the soil to dry before watering.
Average from 18°C to 24°C
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Remove dried or damaged leaves by firmly grasping the leaf at its base and gently tugging.
Janet Craig General Information
Janet Criag, Like almost all of her Dracena sisters originates from tropical africa!
Toxic. Always keep plants away from children and pets.