Aralia Care

Aralia Care

Aralia Care

Aralia are beautiful houseplants that often emote the look of a tiny forest or bonsai. They can be beautiful additions to a desk and can also grow large as floor plants.

Popular varieties: Fabian Aralia Tree, Ming Aralia Tree, shop all Aralia

Light: 

  • Prefers moderate to bright, indirect light; avoid direct sunlight 

Water: 

  • Likes to dry out 2in down in between watering
  • Roughly every 10-14 days 

Humidity

  • Prefers moderate to high humidity, but can adapt to low humidity

Soil Type: 

  • Prefers well draining, rich soil 
  • Rich potting mix with lots of perlite

Toxicity Level: 

  • Toxic to animals 

Additional Information:

  • They store water in their truck, so be careful not to overwater
  • Leaf dropping can be a sign of overwatering

West-facing light

In the window getting direct sun: Majesty Palm, Philodendron Selloum, Philodendron Xanadu, Euphorbia, Coconut Palm, Cordyline, Yucca, Sago Palm

In bright filtered or indirect light away from direct sun: Philodendron, Palms, Monstera, Alocasia, Ficus, Hoya, Peperomia, Pothos.

South-facing light

In the window getting bright direct sun: Majesty PalmEuphorbiaCordylinePhilodendron, Ficus, Alocasia,

In bright filtered or indirect light away from direct sun: PalmsMonsteraHoyaPeperomiaPothos, Calathea, Ferns, Snake Plants

East-facing light

In the window getting unobstructed bright direct morning sun: (Some) Philodendron CordatumFicus MidnightPothosKentia Palm, Peperomia, CalatheaFernsDracaena, Bella Palm, Pothos,

In filtered or indirect light away from the window: Golden Pothos, Jade Pothos, Pothos Silver SplashSnake Plants, Dracaena Lisa, zz plants

East-facing light is low to moderate light for plants. We highly recommend supplementing with grow lights for any plants you place away from your East-facing window.

North-facing Light

In the window getting unobstructed light: Philodendron CordatumPothosPeperomiaCalatheaFernsDracaenaBella PalmPothos

Away from the window: Snake PlantsDracaena Lisa, zz plants

North-facing light is the lowest light possible for plants. In low light plants need less water and can be difficult to care for. We highly recommend supplementing with grow lights for any plants you place away from your North-facing window.