Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia
Common Names: Ming Aralia
Origin: Central Malaysia
Growth: Upwards, branching
Light: Bright, indirect
Foot Candles: 175 - 225
Water: Let dry partially before watering
Temperature: 16°C - 28°C
Soil: Well draining potting mix
Container: Self-watering planter, pot with drainage
Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly
Interiorscape Use: Exotic foliage, bonsai
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Root rot when overwatered. Pruning keeps it compact.
Comments: This plant features beautiful leaves on rugged bark and will grow in a small clump. Can be trained to be a small forest bonsai or grown as a large specimen for interiorscapes.