Dracaena Compacta / M
Get it Planted: Without pot
Dracaena Compacta is a tight, spiky-leafed plant. As the name "Compacta" suggests, this little tree features a small, bushy profile. Along with a tight silhouette, Compactas tolerate periods of drought and darkness well, making them low-maintenance additions for interior rooms like bathrooms and offices.
Bright indirect is best - Okay with a touch of direct sun - Very tolerant of low light
Water when top 3 inches are dry
Air Purifying - Absorbs pollutants
Not Pet Friendly - Avoid ingesting
Site 9-13" wide by 9-13" tall In a 6" grow pot
Like most "low light friendly" plants, you'll see better growth in bright indirect light than truly low light. While drought tolerant, letting this plant stay too dry for too long can result in crispy edges on the leaves.
Originally native to Africa. Did you know that leafy, tree-like Dracaena are actually closely related to Snake Plants? It explains a lot about their laid-back personalities. This dwarf species of dracaena is prized for its performance in office environments and low-light homes.
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