Polyalthia longifolia "False Ashoka" 10"

$125

Polyalthia longifolia, commonly known as "False Ashoka", is also named Monoon longifolium.  Lance shaped leaves, with a slight wave on the margin, emerge with a slight copper tint them moves to green.  Delicate green star shaped flowers as well.  Slightly Willy Wonka. 

  • Light - full sun to part sun
  • Soil - potting mix
  • Watering - dry to the touch

Images are used for general reference only. The size and shape of each plant will vary. As will the bloom state.

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Polyalthia - “False Ashoka” or “Mast Tree”


Polyalthia  or “False Ashoka” grow in warm humid climates with plenty of sun. These trees grow tall and slender, and are often used as landscape screens or windbreaks..

Light: Full sun to dappled sun is the best exposure to meet the demands of these plants..


Water: While Polyalthia have some drought tolerance, their foliage will look its best and freshest with fairly even watering. You can let the soil feel dry just a bit below the surface. Always avoid any excess or standing water.


Environment: A humid cushion is great for these plants - avoid any standing water on the leaves.


Toxicity: Reported to be toxic if ingested.

Of Note:

Older leaves may look less fresh than new growth after a year or two. Defoliating and allowing new growth to restore the look can keep your tree looking fresh over the years.

*When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting. Printable Care Sheet

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