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Dracaena Janet Craig Compacta

The Dracaena Janet Craig Compacta is appreciated for having bright, droopy leaves that stand out in darker environments. The leaves vibrant nature has been adored for generations, so it is one of the premier plants available for those who want something elegant.

  • Moderate
  • Low, Indirect
Winter Shipping Insurance (Optional)


Who needs it?  If you live in an area that experiences winter temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit you will want to purchase winter shipping insurance.  For only $10.00, your plant will be shipped with a heat pack and bubble wrap for insulation to ensure it arrives to you free of any damage from the cold or we will refund your money back! 

You will receive a notification of shipping and will need to ensure that the plant is welcomed into your home the date of arrival.  If you will be traveling, please contact us to reschedule the shipment date at least 24 hours prior to shipping.  You do not want to leave your lovely new friend out in the cold. The heat pack that is provided with the insurance is good for 72 hours from the time shipped so we are confident that your plant will arrive safe and warm.

If you are purchasing multiple plants, you may need to purchase insurance for each plant if the plants are being shipped separately.  Feel free to reach out to us at and we will confirm the amount required for your order.

Refund Policy for all Plants

If your plant arrives damaged, simply take a photo and send it to within 3 days after the delivery date.

We will make a determination and will refund the amount purchased if you have a valid concern.  We will notify you via email, within 48 hours after we have received your email with the photos supporting your claim and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, your refund will be applied to your original payment method. The refund will ALWAYS be back to the card used for the original purchase, no exceptions. 

The refund amount will post in accordance with your cards policy, usually within 3 to 5 business days. 

Damages and Issues
Please inspect your order upon receipt and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you received the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and correct as necessary. All claims must be made within 3 days after the delivery date.
We do not do exchanges on plants.
We do not replace plants.  We will issue a refund if appropriate. (see above), and you may place another order if desired. 

We are always happy to hear from you.  Please know that you may contact us for any questions at any time at

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Original price $19.99 - Original price $24.99
Original price
$19.99 - $24.99
Current price $19.99


Habitat: Indoors / Low Light

The best environment for Dracaena Janet Craig Compacta is indoors. It should be kept in low-light conditions with a stable temperature. If it is kept in these conditions, it will grow the way you want it to remain easy to water as time goes on.

Maximum Size: 3 - 6'

The average size for this plant tends to be 3′ to 6′ and it can grow up to 4 inches per year. This is assuming it is planted indoors and in the right conditions with appropriate maintenance. As long as that is happening, you will watch it grow at a steady pace throughout the year. This is something you will appreciate with this plant.

Space / Planter Size: Small

It is best to have at least a couple of inches around the edges when choosing a pot/planter for this plant. It will ensure the growth is stabilized and it does not get ruined due to the size of the pot.


The plant came into popularity throughout Africa and Asia. This is where it began to take shape as a classic plant that would do well in a wide array of settings. This is what makes it such an appealing fit for people.

Plant Care

To care for the Dracaena Janet Craig Compacta, it's best to start with a location that has consistent low-light conditions, and the temperature is set at 65° and 80° degrees Fahrenheit. This will make sure the plant continues to flourish and grows the way you want it to.

Water: Water When Dry

The watering requirements are based on whether or not the soil is in good shape. The plant can grow in dry conditions, but if it is bone-dry, this is not good. It is best to water the plant at that time.

Sun: Low, No Direct Sunlight

It is best to grow this plant in low light as it will flourish without having too much access to sunlight. In bright, direct sunlight, the soil will dry quickly and that will make it difficult for the plant to grow to its maximum potential.

Care Level: Easy

It is not difficult to take care of this plant as long the plant is being watered properly. You will have to do weekly checks to make sure the soil is not dry. If it is dry, you will want to water it properly and on time.