The Spectacular Olive Leaf Plant

Get ready to be charmed by the Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum, a plant that's as fascinating as its name is long. This long-lived, woody plant is a showstopper with its spectacular olive leaves and unique flower colors.

Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum

Dappled To Partial Sun

Adaptable to both indirect light and moderate direct sun.

Low Water Needs

Requires occasional watering (once a week), resilient to some dryness.

Prefers Loamy or Sandy Soils

Best in loamy or sandy soils. Rocky soil may pose moderate challenges.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Safe for Pets

No known safety risks to pets and livestock.


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About Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum

The Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum stands tall at a height of 4-10 feet and spreads out to a width of 6-10 feet. Its leaves are a striking olive color, adding a touch of exotic flair to any space. But the real surprise comes in the form of its flowers, which bloom in a stunning mix of violet, maroon, and pearl colors.

Despite its tropical appearance, the Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum is actually quite hardy and can thrive in a variety of indoor conditions.

Our design recommendations

The Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum is a perfect choice for those looking to make a statement with their indoor plants. Its large size and vibrant foliage make it an ideal focal point in any room. Plus, its unique flower colors add an unexpected pop of color to your space. This plant is best suited for indoor locations, particularly in planters. It can also thrive in a variety of other indoor spaces, making it a versatile addition to your plant collection.