Song Of India | Dracaena Reflexa
Ensure topsoil is slightly dry before watering
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Bright Indirect Sunlight
Very Low Maintenance Easy To Grow
NASA Air Purifier
Bathroom, Kitchen, Indoors, Table Top, Shaded Balcony, Living Room
They are a native plant of nearby islands of the Indian Ocean.
They can grow up to 4-5 m when grown indoors after reaching full maturity.
Your Song of India Plant has a thickening meristem that supports them in growing thick, and succulent roots.
Dracaena Reflexa Plant is a NASA Certified Air purifying plant and can effectively clear formaldehyde, benzene, and xylene from your home.
Your Dracaena Reflexa Plant will prefer bright indirect sunlight for the best growth. However, make sure to keep them away from direct sunlight or they may get brown marks on their patterned leaves.
Never keep your plant at a temperature below 15℃ or its growth may start to decline. Hence, you must keep your plant indoors during the winter season or in excessively cold weather.
Dracaena Plant prefers moist soil but never a soggy one. Make sure that you do not leave your plant standing in water or its root may rot. Make sure that the topsoil is slightly dry as well before you water your plant next.
Your Song of India Plant requires a humid environment to grow and thus, you can mist the leaves of your plant once or twice every week. You can also consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas to promote a humid environment.
Your Dracaena Reflexa Plant grows well in any soil. However, adding plenty of organic matter like compost or peat moss to the soil will boost their growth.
Make sure that the soil has a good drainage system or their roots may rot. You can use any regular potting mix to plant your Song of India Plant.
Your Song of India Plant is a slow-growing plant and does not require regular fertilizing to thrive but that will encourage its growth. You can add any water-soluble fertilizer to them once or twice every month during the summers.
However, during the winters, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Plant is considered to be toxic for both humans and the pets due to the presence of saponin in them. If ingested, it can result in vomiting, diarrhea, depression, weakness, and drooling.
If you love to propagate your pants, then the Song of India Plant is for you! You can take a stem branch of 3-4 inches of height and cover it with the soil to propagate the plants.
You should repot your plant only during the spring or summer seasons in a container that is larger than 1-2 cm larger than the previous one to prevent overwatering situations.
Song of India Plant turning Brown: It is caused due to underwatering situations- Water your plant at least once or twice every week during the summers and once a week during winters to prevent this.
Song of India turning yellow: It is caused due to overwatering situations- Water your plant only when the topsoil is dry to touch to prevent this.
Dracena Reflexa Plant is one of the most popular indoor ornamental houseplants with its bushy tree look. They are a low maintenance plant that can grow up to a height of one foot when grown indoors and hence are considered to be an office plant. They belong to the Asparagus family of dracaena genus that comprises 40 species. Its also known as the Song of India plant that has yellow-edged foliage.