Dracaena fragrans 'Cintho'
The Dracaena fragrans 'Janet Lind' is a plant species originally from West Africa. It can primarily be found in countries such as Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Sierra Leone. Despite the subtropical origin of this plant, it has become a beloved house plant in many parts of the world. Other names for this plant include 'Dragon Tree' and 'Corn Plant'.
The Dracaena fragrans 'Janet Lind' is characterised by its elongated, glossy leaves that sprout from sturdy trunks. The leaves are predominantly green, with a light yellow stripe down the middle. Given ideal conditions, the plant can reach heights of two metres. The mature 'Janet Lind' can produce inflorescences with strongly scented flowers, although blooming is rare in a domestic environment.
Indirect light and a moderate water supply are essential to caring for the Dracaena fragrans 'Janet Lind'. Overwatering should be avoided as it can cause root rot. The plant performs best at room temperature and prefers high humidity. Moreover, it is important to remember that this plant can take some time to adjust to new environments.