The Polyscias Fabian is a real jungle plant that originates from Africa and Asia. Another name for the Polyscias is Aralia, these two names are used interchangeably but refer to the same plant. In terms of care, this houseplant requires a little more energy than others, but when you take the Polyscias Fabian into your home, you bring a piece of the rainforest into your living room! Apart from the fact that this tropical houseplant looks great, the Polyscias Fabian converts carbon dioxide into oxygen, another plus!
A fun fact, in Greek 'Polyscias' means many shades. This refers to the fact that the Polyscias Fabian offers a lot of shade, because in nature this plant can grow into a huge tree.
Care & tips Polyscias Fabian - 140cm
This houseplant requires a little more attention than the average houseplant. A good location is crucial for a healthy Polyscias Fabian. This houseplant is also naturally sensitive to pests. Because this houseplant wants a high humidity, the Polyscias Fabian is a good target for aphids and scale insects. These pests can be controlled with a biological or chemical pesticide. Spider mites also find the Polyscias Fabian an attractive plant, but they can be easily removed with a powerful jet of water. Be careful not to damage the leaves.
Water requirements of the Polyscias Fabian - 140cm
The water needs of the Polyscias Fabian are important for its growth and health, so watering should be precise. In the summer months, the soil should always be moist and not dry out between waterings. We recommend you to water small amounts several times as there should not be a layer of water in the pot. You can easily check whether the soil is still moist by feeling it with your fingers. In the winter months, the soil may dry out a little between waterings before you give new water. The amount and frequency of watering also depends on the size, location and ambient temperature. So always check what the best frequency and amount is for your Polyscias Fabian.
We also recommend that you water this houseplant regularly because the Polyscias Fabian likes a moist environment. This is not always the case in our living rooms, so it's best to give the Polyscias Fabian a little help! Watering the plant will also help to prevent pests.
Light requirements Polyscias Fabian - 140cm
The Polyscias Fabian prefers a semi-shaded spot, but this houseplant does need sunlight. So do not put it in a dark place. Direct sunlight is not good for this houseplant, a few hours of indirect sunlight is enough for the Polyscias Fabian. This houseplant doesn't like to change place either, so don't move it too much/frequently.
Is Polyscias Fabian - 140cm a poisonous houseplant?
The Polyscias Fabian is absolutely not poisonous and therefore the ideal houseplant if you have small children or naughty pets!
How is my Polyscias Fabian shipped?
This green houseplant will be sent in a pot. All our houseplants are sent in specially designed boxes. The unique interior of the boxes makes sure that the houseplants stand firm in the box and cannot move. Houseplants don't mind being in a dark box for a day. This way, we make sure that your green friends are delivered to your home in tip-top shape.
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