Malabar False Eranthemum is a woody plant, about 2 feet tall. Leaves are elliptic or ovate, narrowed at both ends, hairless. They can grow to 5 inch long and 2.5 inches wide, with somewhat wavy toothed margin.
Uses:It is a common herb found in wooded areas, and has many health benefits.
Height:2 to 4 feet.
Difficulty to grow:Easy to grow
Care: Pruning of terminal shoots during the monsoon forms a well-shaped bush. Colour of foliage becomes dull in dense shade, dry heats reduces leaf size and make colour less attractive. In milder climate with bright light plant become very colourfull.
Fertilizer:Apply any organic fertilizer
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