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Serissa foetida - Snowleaves

Genus: Serissa.

Species: Serissa foetida.

Common name: Serissa snowleaves
Botanic name: Serissa foetida
Family: Rubiaceae

Serissa foetida 'snowleaves' is a very attractive small shrub with tiny leaves and small white flowers. It is very popular for use as bonsai.

Needs a well drained, slightly moist soil. It tends to loose it's leaves if too wet or too dry, but they will grow back once the problem is fixed. This is mainly an issue if grown as bonsai.

Propagation by cuttings or layering.

Photos of this plant

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