Variegated Polyscias

Variegated Polyscia, also known as Ming Aralia, is an attractive indoor foliage plant with variegated green and creamy-white leaves and a dense branching habit that’s good for bonsai culture. It is a mainstay for any indoor houseplant collection since it thrives in low light and is tolerant to indoor conditions.



Polyscias→Ming Aralia (Polyscias fruticosa)

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Other
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: 2″-3″
Flower Time: Other: Flowers sporadically on mature plants in good light at any time
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Prefers to be under-potted