This plant gives a bushy look and commonly used as hedge plant. It can become a tree just in 4-5 years, if we do not prune it regularly. It’s also used in landscaping for making figured plants. It has various branches originating from stems. Regular pruning help this plant to produce various branches. Its stem is woody and it can attain max. height of 25 feet.
Water & Sunlight: Whenever the soil is about to become dry, please water the plant. During summer, regular misting will be better for the plant. It can grow well in shady light also. However, the plant loves sunlight for faster growth. During extreme cold or scorching heat, its leaves may suffer from temporary damage.
Soil: Its potting mix must be aerated well by use of drainage media upto 20 % (river sand, Leca, Pumice/Perlite or rice husk- use any one of them). All these items help in aeration also. We can mix upto 30% cocopeat and 50 % (mix of vermi compost + sterilised garden soil + 5% Neem Cake) in its potting mix. This plant does not require frequent fertilizers. We may add fertlizers once in three months.