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  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Polyscias scutellaria 'Balfourii'

Balfour aralia

10% OFF Indoor foliage plants
17cm pot - 60cm tall £39.99 £35.99
£39.99 £35.99
  • Position: bright indirect light
  • Soil: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 60cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose a 18cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    The rounded, lobed leaves of this striking house plant look a little like a geranium, but they have a leathery texture and an irregular creamy variegation. An excellent and unusual addition to the collection, it is mainly grown for its foliage, but every so often it may also produce airy sprays of greenish-yellow flowers.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a simple nursery pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: Water moderately when in growth, allowing the top of the compost to dry out before repeating the process, and keep drier in winter. Mist the leaves occasionally with water and make sure winter temperatures are maintained above 15°C. Repot every couple of years.
  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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