- Low-Maintenance, Rare Plant
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
- Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 8 Feet
Are you searching for a unique plant to add color to your home/office without risk to your busy schedule? Song Of Jamaica Dracaena, otherwise known as Dragon Tree or Dracaena reflexa 'Song of Jamaica', is a unique cultivar originating from Africa that is slow growing and drought tolerant. This rare perennial consists of a spiral of evergreen foliage that ultimately curves with age, each leaf being divided by a splash of creamy chartreuse. This original fuss-free house plant is the perfect choice for any newbie gardener who has minimal time to spare.
Best Locations For Growing Song Of Jamaica Dracaena
Song Of Jamaica Dracaena thrives in medium to bright indirect light, temperatures ranging between 65°F to 75°F, and high humidity of 40% and above. Any room with these conditions plus an open spot with room to grow will prove ideal. Take caution, however, with respect to little Max or Milo, Song Of Jamaica Dracaena is toxic to dogs and cats.
Song Of Jamaica Dracaena Sunlight Requirements
Song Of Jamaica Dracaena does well in medium to bright indirect light. While this tropical evergreen can also survive during periods of low light, its leaves can lose their variegated pattern. Any room with south-facing, west-facing or east-facing windows will suffice; however, place this plant a few feet away from any windows with direct light.
Song Of Jamaica Dracaena Care
Song Of Jamaica prefers slightly acidic to neutral, well-draining soil. This slow-growing evergreen will normally need to be repotted only every two to three years, Select a pot that is one to two inches bigger than the old pot. This plant can be propagated using stem cuttings and seeds.
Watering Song Of Jamaica Dracaena
Water this Dracaena when the top 1-2 inches of soil are dry. Also, if you notice that the emerald leaves of this perennial shrub are turning pale yellow, the plant’s soil may be too dry, so do a moisture check and then water if needed.
Feeding Song Of Jamaica Dracaena
Feed your Song Of Jamaica Dracaena a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer at half-strength every other week during this plant’s growing season in the spring and summer months. Watch for leaves that are turning brown, which can indicate over-fertilizing.
Song Of Jamaica Dracaena Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
|Care Requirements: Easy
|Watering Requirements: Average - Let the soil dry completely, then, water deeply.
|Pet Friendly: No
|Kid Friendly: Yes
|Air Purifier: Moderate
|Growth Rate: Slow
|Mature Height: 8 feet
|Mature Spread: 6 feet
|Flower Color(s): None
|Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage
|Foliage Type: Variegated
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Foliage Description: Lime Green / Dark Green Variegated
|Temperature: 60° - 75°F (16° - 24°C)
|Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
|Common Name: Song Of Jamaica Dracaena
|Other Name(s): Dragon Tree
|Scientific Name: Dracaena reflexa 'Song of Jamaica'
|Plant Type: House Plant
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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