Excoecaria bicolor - Plant
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-High Quality 8 inch Plastic Pot with each plant.
-Offer Valid on orders with 3 or more Plants
It is a bit brittle and sap can be irritating, especially to the eyes, so best handle carefully and not a plant to put close to a walkway but otherwise it is a very attractive and pest free plant.
Common name: Chinese croton , Blindness tree, Buta Buta, Jungle Fire plant
Bloom time: Spring/Fall
Height: 3-5 feet
Difficulty level: Easy.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium Water Needs.
Temprature: winter hardy up to 30-32° F.
- Not as sun tolerant as the regular variety.
- Also not tolerant of too much or too little water.
- Grow well in bright light to shade.
- With its dramatically colourful foliage, Eexcoecaria bicolor makes a showy accent plant in any garden.
It can be grown indoors as a house plant or greenhouse plant and outdoors to add interest and contrast.
Though it is considered poisonous, it is known to be beneficial as anti-parasitic, anti-pruritic and haemostasis.
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