Polyscias fruticosa /Ming Aralia

Polyscias fruticosa  / Polyscias fruticosa
Frilly foliage of the ming aralia
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Frilly foliage of the ming aralia

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Scientific Name: Polyscias fruticosa
Common Name: Ming Aralia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: They are used as hedge material in USDA zone 10. Polyscias are especially interesting for their deeply lobed foliage. Polyscias fruticosa need full sun to partial shade to high interior lighting. They are primarily used as an indoor plant and in containers that can be protected. Overwatering is a common problem in growing the ming aralia.