Dischidia ruscifolia green plant care and instructions
Morning sunlight of 1-3 hours a day is ideal and plants grow well in bright light for the rest of the day. Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. The soil should be well-drained, fertile, and rich in organic content for growing million heart plants. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the topsoil (3-4 inches) 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 the winter and rainy seasons. Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening. 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 the application of fertilizer. 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. Do not overwater the plant especially when the pot doesn’t have a drainage hole. Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves because it may cause fungus infection. Keep away from AC vents.
Light – Indoor Filtered Light, Outdoor Shade
Place – Balcony, Hanging
Water – Daily, do not overwater.
Fertilizer – Apply organic fertilizer once a month
Temperature – 22-33 Degree Celsius
This epiphytic plant is native to Asia where it can be found growing attached to trees or clinging to cliff walls. Epiphytes are plants that attach to trees, rocks, or other structures instead of growing in the ground. Produces long strands of dainty, heart-shaped foliage. Tiny white flowers appear close to the base of the leaves throughout the year. An exceptionally easy-care, no-fuss houseplant.