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PlantFiles: Ming Aralia
Polyscias guilfoylei 'Victoriae'

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Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Polyscias (pol-ISS-skee-as) (Info)
Species: guilfoylei (gil-FOYL-ee) (Info)
Cultivar: Victoriae

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By simple layering
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Lily_love On Jan 21, 2007, Lily_love from Central, AL (Zone 7b) wrote:

I lost my first aralia to frost (didn't bring it in door soon enough), still love the plan however. Like to keep this on my journal so I and others can learn and grow from bad experience.

Positive MotherNature4 On Nov 3, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Though this is a great houseplant, it grows into a very large shrub outdoors in the tropics. Mine is from cuttings brought back from St. Thomas.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida
Austin, Texas



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