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Ingie
Los Angeles, CA

July 9, 2012
9:50 PM

Post #9199887

Hi ya'all. I must have spent 6 hours yesterday searching to identify my houseplant yesterday. I had no luck and hope you all can help me? Please let me know if you've ever seen this guy before. He's from Home Depot, bought yesterday afternoon because I liked him, and none of the similar plants had id beyond "tropical exotic foliage" or "Stump Mix". Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Vestia
San Francisco, CA

July 10, 2012
12:22 AM

Post #9199936

It's a "dinner-plate Aralia" Polyscias scuttelaria http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/189644/
Ingie
Los Angeles, CA

July 10, 2012
9:14 AM

Post #9200319

Bless you, that's it! I needed to know too, because I didn't know it likes lots of sunshine! Now I do and hope I'll be able to keep it happy :) Thank you so very much!!!

Ingie
ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

July 10, 2012
12:38 PM

Post #9200533

Just make sure that if it's something that Home Depot had indoors with the houseplants or outside under shade, you will need to adjust it gradually to being in more sun, otherwise it can sunburn.
Ingie
Los Angeles, CA

July 10, 2012
2:53 PM

Post #9200666

Really? Ok! Thank you for letting me know! I'll keep an eye on it! Thanks again!

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