General Information

Eruption is a medium tall variety and is suited as hedges in shady areas. They possessed appealing colouration. It has attractive small serrated pointy or toothed green coloured leaves with showy variegation of brown striations and tinges of lemon yellow with purple underneath. The stem is purple in colour. It has an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of fi ner or coarser plants for an effective composition. It does best in partial shade to full shade.


Salient features
Plant Height 89.667 cm
Number of leaves 58.667
Number of branches 8.667
Stem girth 0.817 cm
Length of leaf with petiole 17.667 cm
Petiole length 6.000 cm
The diameter of the leaf stalk 0.247 cm
Leaf width 7.167 cm
Length of the leaf without petiole 11.667 cm




  • Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa