Ornamental and useful plant from tropical America. The foliage is glossy, with a copper-burgundy tone, especially the darker youngest leaves. Stems are succulent and will seldom grow taller than 1 m. This plant is potentially toxic, but it is one of the most useful in America for medicinal purposes.
|Minimum winter temperature||0 ºC to 10 ºC|
|Flowering Season||Warmer Months|