Plant Care Song of India

Song of India


Dracaena Reflexa 'Variegata'

How to care for Song of India


How often to water your Song of India

Water needs for Song of India
0.5 cups
every 12

Song of India needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Song of India

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Song of India in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Song of India: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Song of India can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Song of India in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Song of India

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Song of India: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Song of India after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Song of India

Song of India

Song of India

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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