Polyscias fruticosa "Ming Aralia" 4"

$12.50

Polyscias fruticosa, commonly called "Ming Aralia", has green glossy erratic looking leaves.  They are tripinnate and appear divided giving it the slightly shaggy appearance.  Loves some humidity and make sure to keep in area that does not get too cool, the warmer the better.  Slow grower. 

  • Light - part sun
  • Soil - potting mix
  • Watering - dry down 5 - 10%

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Light: Aralias can be sensitive to direct light. Place them in an area where light is bright but indirect or filtered. Too much direct sun can burn the leaves.


Water:  Water as soil goes dry to the touch, approximately once every 7-10 days. The most common reason aralias die is overwatering. You should allow the container to dry out almost 50% of the way before watering it. The bottom of the pot should never be flooded with water.


Environment: Like most tropical houseplants, aralias prefer humid environments. Mist often or keep a humidifier in the room, especially in the winter. They will drop leaves if it is too dry. Keep away from hot or cold drafts.


Toxicity: Reported to be toxic to humans and pets


Of note: 

  • Signs of overwatering include yellow, drooping, and dropping leaves.
  • Check occasionally for signs of spider mites and treat promptly with an insecticidal soap or neem oil.
    *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.
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