An ornamental houseplant which is remarkably sturdy and easy to care for. The stiff, leathery leaves are dark green and said to be so tough that you could carve your name in them, hence the common name 'Autograph Tree'. The paddle-like leaves are noted for their air purifying properties.
Grows 50cm-1m indoors, trim to maintain shape.
Prefers medium light levels and can cope with a degree of shade.
Water thoroughly and keep moist.