Song of India (Dracaena reflexa)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Song of India
Give a thumbs up Malaysian Dracaena
Give a thumbs up Small-Leaved Dragon Tree

Botanical names:
Dracaena reflexa Accepted
Pleomele reflexa Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 18 feet (3.7-5.5m)
Plant Spread: 3 to 8 feet (.9-2.4m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

This is a beautiful sport growing on my Song of India plant!

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Posted by plantmanager (NM - Zone 7b) on Oct 22, 2017 11:41 AM

This plant has been one of my best houseplants! It grows easily and quickly, and stem cuttings root very quickly. It's a striking plant that gets noticed immediately whenever I have new people come over. It's fun to just snip off a piece and let them go home happy. The more it is snipped, the bushier it gets. I do mist sometimes, but if you have a very dry atmosphere, it would be good to grow it over a water tray like an orchid.

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skylark On December 8, 2016 Obtained plant
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