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Shield Aralia, Plum Aralia, Dinner Plate Aralia
Polyscias scutellaria

Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Polyscias (pol-ISS-skee-as) (Info)
Species: scutellaria (skew-teh-LARE-ee) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Brea, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 29, 2013, bluedragonbonsa from East Hemet, CA (Zone 7a) wrote:

I have made three bonsai trees from this plant. They seem strong and grow fast. I do not know very much about this plant. (sorry)