Dracaena fragrans 'Janet Craig compacta' - Corn Plant
A fantastic low-maintenance plant that thrives in low to medium light. The beautiful leaves resemble a brushstroke.
Common Names: Dragon Tree, Corn Plant, Happy Plant, Cornstalk Dracaena,
Foot Candles: 50 - 150
Water: Let dry partially
Humidity: Not required
Temperature: 16°C - 25°C
Soil: Regular potting mix
Container: Self-watering planter, living wall
Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly
Propagation: Stem cuttings
Interiorscape Use: The many varieties provide uses for any space.
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Root rot if sitting in water. Cold drafts cause brown tips, full-sun can scorch leaves, too little light can cause stretching. Very susceptible to fluoride in the water.
Comments: Many different shapes, sizes, and colours available with different growth habits. One of the most common houseplants.
Toxicity: Non-toxic for humans but for pets it will cause vomiting, depression, anorexia, hyper-salivation, and dilated pupils in cats, if large quantities are consumed.