Dracaena Janet Craig Plant

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Janet Craig

Dracaena Janet Craig plants, native to tropical Africa, are one of the most popular plants used in homes and offices. Dracaenas thrive on neglect, grow well in low lightWhen you select “Low Light” a list of the most adaptive plants in our database appears. These plants can live in lighting conditions too low to support any other plants in our database, but will grow faster in medium and high light. Variegation (color) in the leaves is often lost in low light. A plant in low light needs less water and fertilizer than the same plant in better light. Place a low-light plant within 2-3 ft. of a window with a northern exposure, 3-5 ft. of a window with an eastern exposure, 4-10 ft. of a window with a western exposure, and 10-18ft. of a window with a southern exposure. A low light area has between 50-150 ft. candles of light. The best low light house plants are: Chinese Evergreen, Dracaena Janet Craig, Peace Lily, Heart leaf Philodendron., and need very little water. These attractive plants have sword- shaped, leathery, dark green, shiny leaves that are about 3” wide and 2ft. in length. When purchased, Dracaena plants should have at least 3-5 stalks in the pot. This ensures that the plant will be full as it matures. A Dracaena Janet craig  can be used as table plant, floor plant, or tall, stately tree. The Dracaena Janet Craig “Lisa”, a relatively new plant variety, is a little pricey but virtually indestructible. NASA lists the Dracaena Janet Craig as an excellent clean air plantCertain houseplants clean the air of harmful chemicals. that helps eliminate harmful toxins from the environment.

Dracaena janet craig plants are considered by some to be slightly poisonous, especially to dogs and cats. Read more about common houseplants that are poisonous in Don’t Feed Me To Your Cat! A Guide to Poisonous Houseplants