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How can I care for my Dracaena Janet Craig?Updated 5 months ago

Dracaena Janet Craig, also known as Dracaena fragrans 'Janet Craig,' is a popular and versatile houseplant with glossy, dark green leaves. To ensure your Dracaena Janet Craig thrives and remains healthy, here are some care tips to consider: 

1) Lighting: Dracaena Janet Craig can adapt to various light conditions, from moderate to low light. However, it thrives best in medium to bright, indirect light. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.  

2) Temperature and Humidity: Dracaena Janet Craig prefers average room temperatures between 65°F and 75°F (18°C-24°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures but is sensitive to cold drafts. Maintain a consistent temperature and avoid placing it near heating or cooling vents. This plant adapts well to average humidity levels found in most homes, but occasional misting can be beneficial in drier environments. 

3) Watering: Allow the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil to dry out before watering your Dracaena Janet Craig. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it's important to avoid waterlogging. Water thoroughly but ensure that excess water drains out of the pot. During winter, reduce watering frequency as the plant's growth slows down. 

4) Pruning: Regularly remove any yellow or brown leaves from your Dracaena Janet Craig to maintain its appearance. You can also trim leggy or damaged stems to encourage bushier growth. Use clean, sharp pruning shears to prevent the spread of diseases.

5) Air Circulation: Dracaena Janet Craig benefits from good air circulation. Avoid placing it in overly crowded spaces, and provide some gentle air movement through a fan or open windows occasionally.

By following these care tips, you can create an optimal environment for your Dracaena Janet Craig, ensuring its health and beauty for years to come. Enjoy the lush foliage and elegance this plant brings to your indoor space. Please note, it is a toxic plant so keep it out of reach of children and pets! Shop our Dracaena Janet Craigs - “The Dolores” and “The Face Planter” here!

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