Lettuce Tree

Pisonia alba is foliage plant with greenish yellow leaves. This plant is used in the garden where dark foliage plants are planted to avoid dull appearance in the garden.

Botanical Name - Pisonia alba

Common Name - Lettuce tree

Additional Info

Evergreen tropical tree of medium size, to 7 m height, with greenish-yellow or yellow-white foliage looking like lettuce, the thin leaf blades lanceolate and corrugated 10-30cm long, undulate at margins, clusters of tiny greenish-white flowers, and 2cm long-stalked fruit from female blooms. Cooked leaves are eaten as a vegetable.