Height: 9 inches
Some gardeners make beautiful figures by careful cutting of this plant. This plant is almost maintenance free. If you give sufficient water and fertiliser, it shows more vibrant and bright green colours. It’s a long life plant. Even if you don’t give fertiliser, it shows satisfactory growth. The plant is drought resistant. Even during hottest summer, the plant blooms. The plant is used as hedge plant. Its stem is spiny hence cattle do not damage it.
It can become a tree of 9-10 feet, if we do not prune regularly. It likes sunlight but can grow well in diffused sunlight also. The plant blooms round the year.
Uses: Ornamental use.