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.


  • 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

    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


    Sunday, 09 February 2020

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


    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

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??

    Paila Jagadeeswara Reddy

    Saturday, 23 November 2019

    can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    Riya Srivastava

    Friday, 15 November 2019

    It is easiest to grow houseplant.

    Sanjeet Kumar

    Thursday, 14 November 2019

    Rare new variety?

    mario fernandes

    Tuesday, 05 November 2019

    Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.


    Sunday, 03 November 2019

    Good growth and 90% germination

    Santhosh Santy

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019

    This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

    Monika Agarwal

    Friday, 18 October 2019

    Perfectly shipped with care... Live plant is healthy...

    Joshi Prisy

    Monday, 14 October 2019

    It is easiest to grow houseplant.

    Sangeeta Chaudhry

    Sunday, 13 October 2019

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.


    Wednesday, 09 October 2019

    Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.


    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???


    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.

    Jagruti Jain

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    when I opened the box I was amazed at how well this plant was packaged and how healthy they all were.

    Priyanka Majumder Das

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.

    AMit Saraf

    Monday, 11 June 2018

    Ideal plant for green gift


    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    How often I need to water it?

    Manisha Sharma

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Manisha Joshi

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    ?How many years will it live?

    Gaurav Narwania

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    Got in good condition, found no problem, happy :)


    Saturday, 19 May 2018

    Great plant for a green gift

    Alvisia Sule

    Saturday, 02 December 2017

    Very much happy with the product and service. On time delivery with product being in perfect condition.

    Sanhita Yadav

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Namrata Mishra

    Monday, 03 July 2017

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Shani Vinay

    Sunday, 02 July 2017

    Gift for my father and he loved it

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Tuesday, 20 June 2017

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


    Sunday, 11 June 2017

    Thank you for nice plants deleviry ... now i can trust online shopping of plants?

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Friday, 28 April 2017

    he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more

    Antra singh

    Thursday, 23 March 2017

    Very nice plant but price is ok

    sulakshana nayak

    Thursday, 09 March 2017

    Very small but looking cute


    Monday, 12 December 2016

    It is easiest to grow houseplant.

    Ajinkya Chindarkar

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