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Polyscias guilfoylei, Polyscias guilfoylei var. laciniata , Guilfoyle Polyscias, Geranium Leaf Aralia, Wild Coffee, Black Aralia

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Polyscias guilfoylei 'Victoria'

Polyscias guilfoylei, Polyscias guilfoylei var. laciniata

Guilfoyle Polyscias, Geranium Leaf Aralia, Wild Coffee, Black Aralia
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: Polynesia
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This showy shrub with highly ornamental interesting foliage is native to the paleotropics and neotropics. It has erect branches and in the nature can grow to a height of up to 24 feet. In cultivation it stays much smaller and often used as a container specimen, sometimes in interior design. Leaves are commonly variegated with margins of white or pale yellow, but can also be entirely dark green. This slow-growing tropical foliage plant makes a perfect houseplant and requires very little care.

All Polyscias prefer a warm sunny location, although they are tolerant to shade. Cold drafts, cold water or cool room temperatures will cause leaf drop.


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