Pleomele, Song of India (Green) – Plant
Pleomele, Song of India (Green) is hardy, drought tolerant, low maintenance, and air purifier house plant.
What makes it special:
- Best air purifier indoor plant.
- Best plant for AC rooms.
- Low maintenance plant.
This hardy decorative houseplant, formerly called Pleomele reflexa, is native to Madigascar, Mauritius, and other islands of the Indian Ocean.
The song of India plant was used in NASA’s clean air study which proved to remove a considerable amount of toxins from the environment. It is widely grown as an ornamental plant and houseplant, valued for its richly colored, evergreen leaves, and thick, irregular stems.
Easily grown in consistently moist to wet soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade, but performs best in full sun. Tolerates heavy soils. Needs ample moisture, but also does surprisingly well in slightly moist soils that do not dry out.
Planting and care
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temperature: 10-26 Degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply an organic fertilizer 2 times in a year.