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Aralia 'Bianca'

Aralia 'Bianca'

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The Aralia 'Bianca', scientifically Plerandra elegantissima (formerly Dizygotheca elegantissima), is an exquisite and visually serene houseplant, known for its delicate foliage and tranquil presence. Its petite, variegated leaves are a soothing blend of cream and green. The 'Bianca' Aralia demonstrates a compact and bushy growth form, supported by slender stems. Reaching its full state, this graceful Aralia modestly attains a height of approximately 1-2 feet.

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Plerandra elegantissima (formerly Dizygotheca elegantissima)

    Common: Aralia Bianca, False Aralia Bianca, False Aralia Variegated

    Necessary Care Tips

    • Light: Bright Indirect
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-85°F
    • Humidity: High
    • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
    • Fertilize: Every two weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
    • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

    Advanced Care Tips

    • To encourage your Aralia Bianca to produce flowers, provide it with the recommended optimal conditions.

    Plant Insights

    • Member of the Araliaceae family, commonly known as the Aralia or Ivy family, is a diverse family of flowering plants that includes over 1,450 species.
    • Aralia plants are native to Asia and the Americas, with most species occurring in mountain woodlands. Some species are also found in tropical and subtropical regions
    • As the Aralia Bianca matures, its leaves transform from a more elongated, and slender shape with a darker color and more pronounced serrations to a broader shape where the serrations become less pronounced. This change in leaf morphology is a form of "heteroblasty," where the plant exhibits different forms during different stages of its life.
    • The Aralia Bianca is believed to be a good air purifying plant that helps absorb toxins.
    • While the Aralia Bianca is not known for it's flowers, it can produce small, white flowers in clusters that are not showy, but they may be fragrant.
    • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
    • Medium Maintenance

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