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About False Aralia
This evergreen shrub or tree in the Araliaceae family is often grown as a houseplant in temperate regions. It's a good specimen plant in tubs for home and commercial office corners, atria or as a specimen tree in larger interior landscape sites. It is a commonly cultivated outdoor tree in Hawaii, Florida & parts of California.
Also known as
Dizygotheca elegantissima and Schefflera elegantissima
How to care for False Aralia
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.
False Aralia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
False Aralia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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.