P. Afoliage plant which needs ringing (the out round the , of a ring of the bark) to prevent legginess. From these rings soon show, which can be detached and made into new plants. Grow in small , as they succeed best when are crowded, and give a soil of loam mixed with a third part manure and a little gritty sand. Press soil firmly, keep well watered and give plenty of light. Increase also by which readily in heat at any season. As room plants they need frequent sponging.