Melastoma malabathricum (Melastomataceae) is an important traditional medicinal and landscape shrub that is commonly found in tropical and temperate Southeast Asian countries. The whole plant is used as herbal medicine. The shoots and roots are used to treat stomachache and diarrhoea. The roots and leaves are applied externally to wounds and haemorrhoids to hasten recovery.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Water: Water when soil feels dry to the touch, do not over-water.
Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or sprinkling solid fertiliser over the soil.
Plant Size: Approx. 40cm (vary in sizes)
Rootball Size: 21cmØ x 14cmH
Pot Type: Plant comes in a brown plastic landscape pot (with drainage holes)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.