short narrow pointed leaves that are spirally arranged around the stem
slow growing easy care plant
great house plant
D. reflexa – This tropical African native, is a shrub or tree, 8-20′ feet tall with a tangle of wiry stems and lance shaped, dark green leaves under 10″ long. The spring flowers are cream and sweet smelling at night when they open. Fruits are bright red berries borne in early summer.
Indoors. Grow in soil based potting mix in full light with shade from hot sun and moderate humidity. Green leaves plants tolerate slightly lower light levels. From spring to autumn, water freely, applying a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly, water sparingly in winter.