Plant Care False Aralia

False Aralia

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False Aralia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

olympia false aralia, gold crest false aralia, Galaxy False Aralia, Galaxy False Arelia and Dizgotheca elegantissima


Dizygotheca elegantissima

How to care for False Aralia


How often to water your False Aralia

Water needs for False Aralia
0.5 cups
every 9

False Aralia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of False Aralia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for False Aralia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant False Aralia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

False Aralia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of False Aralia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize False Aralia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for False Aralia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your False Aralia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs

Care Summary for False Aralia

False Aralia

False Aralia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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I love how if you over or under water it it doesn’t die

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