This product contains
|1||Pleomele, Song of India (Green) - Plant|
|2||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. It is widely grown as an ornamental plant and houseplant, valued for its richly colored, evergreen leaves, and thick, irregular stems.
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 indoors. A fantastic accent plant in tropical gardens. It is also an excellent air purifier plant according to NASA.
|Plant Height||18 inch (46 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Reflexed Dracaena, Pleomele and Song of India|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 6 to 15 feet |
|Flower Colour ||White|
|Bloom Time ||Winter|
|Difficulty Level ||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. Soil The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Pleomele plant. Watering Water 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 Fertilizer Feed 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-potting When 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
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Plant Protection Remove 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. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Bright indirect light|
|Watering ||Moderately |
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||18 to 24 degrees Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||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
Frequently Asked Questions
How to maintain Song of India plant?
To grow Song of India plant at your home consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3.Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch (Approx. 150 ml).
Why my Song of India plant dying?
The main reasons dying song of India plant are as follows. 1. Due to less or over watering to plant. 2. Song of India plant does not get proper Natural bright light. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation.
How to prune Song of India plant?
Prune the Song of India plant by removing diseased, dried and old branches to promote new shoots and to give a proper shape.
How to care Song of India plant?
To care Song of India plant at your home consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural bright light is required, it will grow better indirect bright light rest of the day. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3.Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch (Approx. 150 ml). 4. Avoid over watering to plant.
How to water Song of India plant?
Water the plant at the base when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch (Approx. 150 ml).
Why my Song of India plant losing leaves?
The most general reasons for Song of India plant losing leaves are as follows.
1. Lack of proper nutrients.
2. Less or overwatering and sunlight availability.
3. Disease infestation.
What are Song of India plant benefits?
Song of India plant makes an excellent border plant. It is also extensively used as a house plant. Apart from this used as the best air purifier.
Is Song of India indoor plant?
Yes, you can grow Song of India indoor where at least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright/artificial bright light is available.
How to propagate Song of India plant from cutting?
To propagate Song of India take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove leaves from it. Then dip bottom of the cutting it in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the plant.
What is Song of India plant?
The song of India plant is a species from the dracaena genus (dracaena reflexa) widely grown as an ornamental shrub plant and houseplant, valued for its attractive richly colored, evergreen spirally arranged leaves, and thick, irregular stems.
Friday, 13 March 2020
Got the plant in excellent shape. Looks great!
Friday, 28 February 2020
Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.
Sunday, 23 February 2020
perfect gift for your office and home.
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