Malpighia Coccigera 满天星草药 (Singapore Holly)

$18.00 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 60cm for Pot Size 24cm(Ø)
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Malpighia coccigera is a species of flowering plant in the family Malpighiaceae, that is native to the Caribbean.
  • It is commonly known as Singapore holly or dwarf holly due to the shape of its leaves but is not a true holly.
  • It has small shiny-green leaves that have spiny-toothed edges and resembles those of holly, giving the plant its common names, but in fact, it is not holly or even related.
  • Throughout the year light pink, dime-sized flowers are produced sporadically and may be followed by pea-sized red berries.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Use a bonsai soil or a mix of loam, peat moss, and sand at a ratio of 2:1:1.
  • The soil should be moisture-retentive and well-drained.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • From spring to autumn feed every three weeks with an organic fertilizer.
  • In winter feed every four to six weeks with the same fertilizer.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Plants can be grown indoors all year but need bright light with protection from direct sun.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • The soil should be kept evenly moist with rainwater at room temperature.
  • Under- or over-watering results in leaf drop.

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