Dracaena Compacta, Dracaena deremensis Janet Craig compacta
Dracaena Compacta, also known as Dracaena Deremensis, belongs to the family of Agavaceae or Agavoideae. This plant is famous for the luscious foliage and its low maintenance growth. It is the most loved variety in the Dracaena family.
Dracaena Compacta requires a warm temperature of 60-75 Degrees Fahrenheit (16-24 Degrees Celsius), while the humidity level must moderate (20-40%). This Dracaena plant loves indirect sunlight and a balanced fertilizer dose twice a year. Water it at a moderate rate when the top layer, ¾ of the soil, is dry.
The botanical name for this variety is Dracaena Janet Craig, and it’s was originally cultivated in Africa, Asia, and Central America. Some growers also refer to it as Compacta Dragon Tree, and it lives to the name with the tightly packed foliage.
This variety grows and thrives in semi-shaded spots in tropical areas. As the name implies, this Dracaena is a compact plant and would easily live in any corner of your house, office, or mini garden. This is an elegant plant with a tall stem and clusters of green leaves.
In this article, I have shared my experience of growing this plant; I have also mentioned some extra tips and common issues for this plant.