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False Aralia

Plerandra elegantissima

Also known as

Petit Boux Caledonien, Threadleaf False Aralia, Spider Plant

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4.5m

Max

4m

3.5m

Min

3m

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False Aralia Overview

Also known as False Aralia, Plerandra elegantissima is an evergreen species native to New Caledonia. Foliage is thin and strongly toothed, coloured green to coppery red and the leaves get broader with maturity. Flowers are pale green and lead onto black fruits. Typically this plant is grown as a houseplant.

How to propagate False Aralia

Seed

Seed or air-layering in spring.

Cuttings

Stem section or tip cuttings in summer.

Special features of False Aralia

Attractive leaves

Other uses of False Aralia

Grown as an indoor plant in temperate areas.

Foliage | Indoor Plants

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