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PlantFiles: Aralia
Polyscias elegans

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Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Polyscias (pol-ISS-skee-as) (Info)
Species: elegans (ELL-eh-ganz) (Info)

Synonym:Polyscias branderhorstii
Synonym:Gelibia elegans
Synonym:Nothopanax elegans
Synonym:Tieghemopanax elegans
Synonym:Panax elegans

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

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

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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood heel cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral olddude On Aug 13, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

Distribution : S. New Guinea, E. Australia

Regional...

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

Big Pine Key, Florida



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