Plant Care Ming Aralia

Ming Aralia

4.6 out of 5 (14 experiences)

Ming Aralia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Ming Aralia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Polyscias fruticosa
Polyscias
Araliaceae
Apiales

How to care for Ming Aralia

Water

How often to water your Ming Aralia

Water needs for Ming Aralia
0.5 cups
every 9

Ming 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 Ming Aralia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Ming Aralia in your home

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

Ming 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 Ming Aralia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ming Aralia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ming 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 Ming Aralia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Ming Aralia is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Ming Aralia

Ming Aralia

Ming Aralia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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

Ming Aralia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 7
Ming Aralia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Ming Aralia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Ming Aralia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Mom123 avatar
@Mom123
leaf-1 11 Plants
xp 376 XP
globe Salisbury, Maryland
10/04/2021

Very beautiful but slow growth. Can reach up to 5-6 feet.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Linda avatar
@Linda
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 529 XP
globe Eatontown, New Jersey
07/18/2021

I gave him 4 stars because I don’t know much about these plants, therefore don’t know what to expect.

Survivor Survivor

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