Man Tian Xin Malpighia coccigera 刺葉黃褥花

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Product Code: PLANT-SO00025/SO00114/PR00221

Fact Sheet and Plant Guide

Scientific Name: 

Malpighia coccigera L.

Common Name:

Man Tian Xin 刺葉黃褥花, Singapore holly


Malpighia coccigera, commonly called miniature holly or Singapore holly, is a small low-growing, evergreen shrub that widely cultivated as an ornamental in tropical and subtropical gardens.

The plant has compact, prickly, holly-like leaves and can be grown as a dwarf hedge.

It is very tolerant of trimming.

It has small shiny-green leaves that have spiny-toothed edges, produce sporadic white flowers throughout the year.

Whole plant especially roots of Malpighia are boiled/ decocted for at least 3 hours for general detoxification and remove toxins from liver.

Pot dimensions:  

Pot 17.0 – Ø17cm x H14cm

Pot No.4  - Ø26cm x H22cm

Overall Plant Height:

20-30cm (approx.) Included grower pot


Full sun and partial sun


Check regularly and water as needed. Always keep the soil moist.

Water thoroughly when the soil turns slightly dry to touch.

Never let the soil dry out completely.


Feed with organic fertilizer at least once a month.


Gently trim away dry, brown, or yellowish leaves by using a pair of secateurs.

Trimming allows available nutrients in the soil to be transferred into the new leaves which encourage intentional growth.

*Photo for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product. 

*Pot color and size may vary and change Subject to Availability.


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