Scientific name: Brassaia actinophylla

Description: An indoor shrub whose overall size is managed by pot size. The five to seven leaflets composing each long-stalked leaf are elongated ovals up to 12 inches long and shiny light olive green. The leaflets radiate from a central point.

Light: Bright, indirect light

Temperature: The ideal temperature is 60-65 degrees F, but will do well in warmer, more humid temperatures

Methods of propagation: Commercially grown from fresh seed; air layering possible

Comment: These plants do well on patios and decks during warmer seasons and also hold up well in the home.

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