Million hearts plant, Dischidia ruscifolia (Green) - Plant

Growing Dischidia is an epiphytic small growing tropical succulent plant in your hanging basket add tropical flair to your garden.When you know that it has a unique plant shape, leaves and how to care for Million heart plant, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely foliage plant.

    What makes it special:
  • Best for sunny windows in hanging basket.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Small succulent heart-shaped leaves.
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1Million hearts plant, Dischidia ruscifolia (Green) - Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Million hearts plant

Million Hearts belongs to the Apocynaceae family.This decorative plant comprises stiff, slender green shoots that grow up-to 1.5 meter in length before taking root at the tip and continuing, which are densely decorated in pairs of stiff, succulent, heart-shaped leaves, hence the name "Million Hearts".

Many tiny white flowers appear on the internodes and remain for long periods of time. The plant looks graceful in a hanging pot, but is found in dense clumps and clusters on overhead tree branches in its habitat.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Million Hearts, Million Hearts Vine, Dischidia ruscifolia.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 1.5 meter
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time April-July
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

  • Morning sunlight of 1-3 hours a day is ideal and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day.

  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing million heart plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesn't have drainage hole.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
  • Keep away from AC vents.
  • Million hearts plant care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in artificial bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(1-3 hours)
    Watering Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
    Soil Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
    Temperature 22-33 Degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month

    Million hearts plant special feature

    Attractive heart-shaped leaves

    Million hearts plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Mainly used in Hanging plant as a ornamental purpose in house

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to grow million hearts plant?

    Million hearts plant is grown by cuttings. Consider the following points to grow a plant. 1. Pot size 5-inch upper diameter with a drainage hole. 2. Sunlight-indirect bright sunlight is required. 3. Soil- Mainly Soil less(coco husk or coco chips) media is preferred and it should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.Million heart plants are best grown in a moist and porous growing medium. The most common material used is coconut husk chunks. Being epiphytic in nature, they prefer to dry out a little between each watering. Avoid using soil-based growing media as they often hold too much water and become compacted. 4. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(April-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to propagate million hearts plant?

    Million heart plant is easily propagated from stem cuttings. Cut short segments of the stem and let them heal and dry. Then put them on top of some Soil less(coco husk or coco chips) media is preferred and it should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.The stem cuttings should be placed in a protected place away from direct sunlight and wind with the soil kept moist at all times. Once roots have grown and the cuttings show some growth, they can be moved to their final locations. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com



    Reviews

    Sunday, 09 February 2020

    I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!

    sapan

    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

    Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!

    Shubharekha Mysore

    Thursday, 23 January 2020

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Kirti Jain
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