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FALSE ARALIA - Dizygotheca


Otherwise known as Dizygotheca, this aralia is a very delicate plant both in appearance and care. It has graceful fronds that have serrated leaves that are a black/green color.

WATER: False Aralia does not like too much water although it will suffer if the soil is allowed to dry out completely. Occasionally misting is beneficial. Watch out for spider mites.

TEMPERATURE: They do not tolerate sudden changes in temperature. Average temperatures are fine although no less than 60 degrees. They also like humidity.

LIGHT: False Aralia does best in a bright locations avoiding direct sunlight.

This plant is often available in 4", 6" 8" and 10" pots.