Malpighia coccigera

Miniature Holly, Dwarf Holly, Singapore Holly

Family: Malpighiaceae Malpighia

Type Groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 10B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Pink
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, erosion control, ground cover, rock garden
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Prostrate, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage