Common Name:Â Dinner Plate Plant, Ming aralia
Botanical Name:Â Polyscias balfouriana
Other names:Â Aralia Balfour
Origin:Â Pacific Islands
Simple, sweet, and sturdy! Whether it is your home or office, this plant has that special aura which will add a classic feel to any place. This columnar shrub has large green leaves with a beautiful mist of white surrounding pattern. And this fashionable plant does not stop at its beauty, in addition, it is also a great purifier of indoor air and adds moisture to dry places. With good humidity and light conditions, this plant can grow as high as 6 feet. The unique elongated posture of this plant makes it a perfect fit for decorating any empty corner of your living room or bedroom or even your garden.Â
Growth Habits:Â Up to 1 - 2 meters high
Soil Requirement:Â Well drained soil with cocopeat
Watering Schedule:Â Twice a week
Light condition:Â Full or partial sunlight
Ideal Temperature:Â Anywhere between 16 - 29 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions:Â Frequent repotting is not required. You can repot every two years using fresh soil and a bigger pot.
Suitable Locations:Â Try to keep this plant at locations where it can receive filtered sunlight like near window, Balcony, windowsill, etc.
Â â€¢ Direct morning sunlight is best for this plant. Try to avoid places of direct hot afternoon sun. â€¢ You can prune the plant to keep it in shape. â€¢ Showers on the leaves once in a while to keep them clean and healthy. â€¢ This plant requires frequent watering but do not overwater it at any point. Let the soil dry a little before watering again. â€¢ This plant does not require frequent repotting, but you can change the topsoil annually for healthy & speedy growth.