Ball Aralia plant is an ornamental shrub best for indoor and outdoor planters. This evergreen plant is an excellent table plant for offices and homes. When grown up, it can be used as a floor plant. Ball Aralia plant’s attraction is its bushy leaves and the woody thick trunks. It can be placed in the living room, bedroom, bathrooms, outdoor at thick shades. This bushy plant not need much maintenance and does very well in low or artificial light conditions. It has a good tolerance for winter and summer seasons.
Scientific Name: Polyscias Fruticosa
Common Name: Aralia, Spikenard, Ming Aralia
Ball Aralia Plant Care
Light: Bright or medium indirect sunlight.
Water: Water moderately. Let the upper half of the soil to thoroughly dry out between waterings. Overwatering will kill the plant.
Soil: Use well-aerated potting soil which has excellent drainage.
Temperature: Prefers between 60°F – 85°F. Keep them inside during the winter.
Repotting: Don’t use a bigger planter. Repot the plant every couple of years in a slightly bigger container.
Fertilizer: Use a liquid fertilizer, every other month. Avoid over fertilizing.
Pruning: Trim the tips of aralia plants to promote the new growth of leaves
Propagation: By stem cuttings