Draceana reflexa (syn. Pleomele reflexa)
With a common name like ‘Song of India’, Pleomele reflexa has undergone a name change and is now . A tropical plant sometimes grown as an indoor plant this species is related to other dragon trees, however has smaller foliage and is easily distinguished from others.
Grown mainly as an ornamental plant, foliage varies from a deep green with yellow to other variegated forms. An upright growth habit, however slow growing, Draceana reflexa will flower in very good conditions only.
Best suited to good filtered light in a humus rich moist soil. Regular applications of a slow release fertiliser will encourage good strong growth. Over time Draceana reflexa can reach a height of 4m, however is easily prunes to maintain a smaller sized plant. Pruning can be fairly hard and the plant usually responds well.
Very easy in tropical conditions, requiring a little more care in cooler climates, again fairly easy when grown as an indoor plant.
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