Song of India
Dracaena reflexa

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity irritant


Climate tropical rainforest



Other common names Malaysian Dracaena, Song of Jamaica, Small-leaved Dragon Tree, Pleomele
Family Asparagaceae
Other scientific names Dracaena reflexa var. reflexa, Pleomele reflexa


Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • cream
  • white
Leaf color
  • cream
  • green
Fruit color
  • orange
  • purple
  • red