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LEEA COCCINEA - Hawaiian Holly/Burgundy Leea

The Leea is a relative of the Fatsia. The burgundy Leea, also known as Hawaiian Holly, has bronzy red foliage. Leea's are a shrubby plant bearing large leaves with each leaf divided into numerous pointed leaflets (similar to a china doll in appearance).

LIGHT: It will maintain this color in bright light. If it is in shade the plant will become green as it matures.

TEMPERATURE: Leea tolerates average household temperatures but not below 50 degrees.

WATER: Water regularly from spring to fall and sparingly in the winter. Mist leaves occasionally. Propagate from stem cuttings in the summer. Fertilize regularly during the spring and summer months and not at all during the winter.

This plant is occasionally available in 10" pots.