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


Polyscias fruticosa

How to care for Ming Aralia


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

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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.

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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.

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:


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

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
leaf-1 11 Plants
xp 376 XP
globe Salisbury, Maryland

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

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

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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