Common names for this unusual plant are “Tapeworm Plant”or “Ribbon Bush”. The bright green segmented stems are flat and wide. This is really an interesting plant. It has a bushy growth habit and will get 5 to 6ft. tall, but it can be kept small by pruning. The green leaves appear on new growth then drop off. This is a real conversation piece.
Care of Homalocladium platycladum:
Shade to partial sun, temp. 40 to 95 degrees. , 4 to 6ft. tall, Allow getting slightly dry between waterings.
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