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Polyscias Fabian

Polyscias, also known as Aralia, naturally occurs on islands in the Pacific Ocean. Polyscias is a characteristic tree that likes to stay in shady places and needs little water. Polyscias literally means "a lot of shade" in Greek. This indoor plant has the property that the leaves grow throughout the entire branch. The leaves of a Polyscias are green, white or yellow and have a round or heart-shaped appearance. This indoor plant is highly recommended for the dark spot in your bedroom or office.



Polyscias can be kept slightly moist, but like many houseplants, Polyscias do not like a soggy root. It's better to give a little more water a little more often than a lot at once.

It's important to keep an eye on the "after purchase" terrain. From time to time, place your finger in the soil to feel how quickly the soil dries. The amount of water used depends on the size of the plants and the location. The faster the drying, the more water is required.

Polyscias prefer rainwater to tap water. Often, there is a lot of limescale in tap water, so the leaves can turn white.



Your Polyscias plant likes to be sprayed very regularly. On the one hand, to keep the decorative value high and on the other hand spraying works preventively against diseases. Dust is also removed from the leaves so that the leaves can better capture the light.



Polyscias feels at home in a dark place. The plant does not like direct sunlight. Do not place the plant near the heater or convector, because the air is too dry.

After purchase, find a suitable place for your plant and prefer not to relocate it. The polyscias don't like change.

The best place to place the plant is:

3 to 4 meters south side

2 to 3 meters from east or west side

0 to 1 meter north side



Preferably prune the plant every year, in this way it maintains its compact shape. Pruning is best done in spring or summer.



useuniversal fertilizer for plants. Read the instructions on the package. Like most plants, it is not necessary to feed Polyscias in autumn or winter, as the plant is then at rest.


leaf fall

If a leaf falls from Polyscias, there is no reason to panic. If, however, a lot of leaves fall, you should do another critical assessment of the site. Will the air around the plant become too dry? indicating heating or a well of convection in the area. Find another place if necessary!

Also, with too dry air, brownish edges may appear on the leaves.


Diseases / Pests

Again due to dry air, Polyscias is susceptible to spider mites, mealybugs or aphids. Minimize this chance by spraying regularly. The mite (red spider) can be removed by applying acaressed. For mealybugs and aphids, it is advisable to use ainsecticide ASAP.



Polyscias is modest, but can reach 1 to 1.5 meters in height.

Polyscias Fabian

SKU: P1945
  • Vase 12 cm | Overall Height 35 cm

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