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Pleomele Reflexa Song of India/Song of Jamaica
Song of India has long narrow leaves that are green in the center and have creamy yellow edges. Song of Jamaica is very similar except it is more deeply green. They grow usually 1 1/2 to 2 feet tall but can grow as tall as four feet.
The plants look very full because the leaves are set very close together and all come from a center stalk. As the plant gets larger the stalk may bend from the weight of the leaves.
LIGHT: Song of India likes moderate to bright light or indirect bright sunlight.
WATER: They like the soil to be barely moist at a times but they love humidity. You can set your Song of India on pebbles placed in a tray of water, making sure that the pot is not setting in the water. This will increase the humidity which is necessary for Song of India to thrive.
TEMPERATURE: They like temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees.
These plants are often available in 6", 8" and 10" pot sizes.