How do you care for a song of India plant?

Is Song of India indoor plant?

A native of most humid islands in the Indian Ocean, Song of India is a slow-growing species and can thrive both indoors and out—with the right mix of light and water. “It is a very low maintenance, hardy tropical plant,” says Gary Shinn, president of Hokuahi Lawns and Garden Shop.

How often do you water a song of India plant?

Water. Keep your plant’s soil moist but not soaked spring through fall. You should keep it less watered in the winter. Never overwater this plant as it can cause root rot.

Should I mist my Song of India?

These plants need indirect light and warm temperatures. They prefer humidity, so you can set the container on top of a dish of rocks in water, or you can mist your plant regularly. Make sure the pot drains well and keep the soil moist but not wet. Provide a balanced fertilizer once or twice a year.

What is indirect sunlight?

What Is Indirect Sunlight? Indirect light is sunlight that either passes through a medium—a window shade or the leaves of a tree—or reflects off another surface before reaching a plant. Most indoor settings only provide indirect light.

How do you prune a song in India plant?

Prune off the bottom half of leaves Cut off about 11 or 12 inches in length from one of your leaves on a fully-grown plant, and push it into compost soil. Keep watering it and wait a few weeks. As the new plant sprouts, few leaves may drop off but, it will eventually show robust growth.

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When should I repot a song in India?

Repotting Needs

Repot using a rich, well-draining soil. Repot every 2 or 3 years in the Spring.