Pleomele, Song of India (Golden) is hardy, drought tolerant, low maintenance, and air purifier house plant.
What makes it special:
- Best air purifier indoor plant.
- Best plant for AC rooms.
- Low maintenance plant.
||Pleomele, Song of India (Golden) - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
This is a hardy decorative houseplant, native to Madagascar, Mauritius, and other islands of the Indian Ocean. The dracaena reflexa, Song of India, has yellow stripes on short, narrow, pointed green leaves that are spirally arranged on the stem and tufted at the branch ends.
This is a slow-growing plant that can be used as a table plant, bush, or short tree. A very adaptable plant which can be grown in full sun outdoors, or in lower light levels indoo A fantastic accent plant in tropical gardens. It is also an excellent air purifier plant according to NASA.
||12 inch (30 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Reflexed Dracaena, pleomele or song of India
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 6 to 15 feet
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Keep the plant indoor or outdoor with bright indirect natural light or bright indirect artifical light.Protect the Pleomele plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Pleomele plant. WateringWater the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.Do not overwater the plant.Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.Application of FertilizerFeed Pleomele plant every 2 weeks in spring and summer with organic fertilizer.Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.Re-pottingWhen a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.For re-potting procedure click here
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Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:Check the moisture in the soil before watering it. Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.Keep the plant in indirect bright light.Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
||Bright indirect light
||18 to 24 degrees Celsius
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Pleomele special feature
All dracaenas can be used to help clean the air of harmful toxins.
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- It is generally keep indoor in the living room and in terrace area