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Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compact'
Scientific Name: Dracaena deremensis Engl.
Synonym:
Family: Agavaceae
Dracaena 'Janet Craig Compact' (Dracaena  deremensis) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 24,25,27
USDA: 10-12

Sun Exposure: Full sun or light shade

Origin: Garden origin from species from Tropical Africa

Growth Habits: Very slowly up to 4 feet (1.2 m)

Watering Needs: Regular water for optimum growth

Propagation: Seeds or air-layering in spring, cuttings in summer


Although Dracaena fragans has been on the market for a long time, Dracaena deremensis is now more sold more often. It tends to lose its charm when aging and might have to be rejuvenated by using the top of it as a cutting. Although many of the varieties sold are striped, 'Janet Craig' is solid green, and the compact variety is easily recognizable to its looks.

Cultural Practices:
Check for mealybugs.

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