Excoecaria Cochinchinensis, Laila Majnu Plant, Chinese Croton, Firestorm, Jungle Fire, Blindness Tree, Buta Buta
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Laila Majnu Plant
Excoecaria Cochinchinensis, also known as the Laila Majnu Plant, is a superb foliage plant that provides just as much colour and landscape interest as any flowering plant. It is a good choice for adding colour and textural contrast to large mixed containers or in the garden.
It can be a great indoor plant in bright areas. It is a subtropical evergreen shrub with a woody stem, growing up to 1–2 meters (3.3–6.6 ft) high. Its leaves are opposite, their texture shiny and papery, the upper surface dark green or variegated and the underside a deep maroon.
It has many names, Laila Majnu Plant, Chinese Croton, Firestorm, Jungle Fire, Blindness Tree, Buta Buta. It is a species of plant in the genus Excoecaria, which is a member of the family Euphorbiaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia and China. It is a subtropical evergreen shrub with a woody stem, growing up to 1–2 meters high.
Dos and Don’ts after receiving the plant
- Do not re-pot the plant immediately after receiving. We’ve taken care of that with better pot and rich soil.
- Keep the plant in indirect sunlight for 3 to 7 days.
- Always check the soil moisture and keep the plant hydrated all time. Do not over water it.