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Ming Aralia

Species: Polyscias fruticosa

Common Name:
Difficulty to Grow:
Beginner (Easy low maintenance)
Grower Level Notes:
Very easy to grow, just maintain moderate moisture.
Slow growing tropical shrub yet looks amazingly tree like for miniature gardening and bonsai.

Physical Characteristics

Height:60 - 72 Inches
Height Notes: Can row to be 6 feet indoors a large pot.
Flowers: No

Lighting Needs

Outdoors: fullsun
Outdoors: partsun
Indoors: sun window
Indoors: bright window

Watering Needs

When to water:
Keep soil moderately moist (Not wet) This is a plant that requires mosit conditions.

Grow Media Types:

soil (worm casting based)
soil (peat moss based)
Planting Media Notes:
Use a well draining but moisture holding soil for tropical plants/

Hydro Grow Systems:

Yes this plant grows in aquaponics and hydroponics systems.

Climate Needs:

USDA Planting Zones:
Find my zone
Zone
11A
11B
12A
12B

Best Temperatures:
High (F): 60
Low (F): 85

Polyscias fruticosa Medicinal Uses:

Anti-Bacterial
anti-dysentery
Anti-inflammatory
anti-toxin
diuretic
febrifuge
Indigestion
rheumatoid arthritis
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Family:
Araliaceae
Genus:
Polyscias
Origin:
India