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Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants for Sale Online
Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia, also known as spider aralia is grown for its attractive foliage. The long, narrow, dark green leaves with saw-tooth edges are coppery colored at first, but as they mature they turn dark green, appearing almost black.
Bright light causes dark, blackish-green color on mature leaves. Threadleaf Aralia is usually purchased as a tabletop plant, but with proper care, it can grow 5 to 6 feet tall over a period of several years.
- Unique dark-green leaves with saw-tooth edge foliage, appear coppery colored at first
- Does best in medium to bright indirect light, too much sun can cause the edges to brown
|Mature Height:||3 to 6 Feet|
|Mature Width:||3 Feet|
|Classification:||Bonsai/tropical indoor plant|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent light to some bright, indirect|
|Habit:||Upright, clear trunk multiple branches|
|Flower Color:||Does not flower|
|Foliage:||Very dark gray-green, almost black|
|Soil Condition:||Rich, slightly acidic soil|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to dry out occasionally|
|Uses:||Fabulous housewarming gift or present for a new space or business|
How to Care for Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia
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How do I water Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants?
Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants prefer to dry out occasionally between watering, and does not like to sit in water or dry out for too long. This plant is tolerant of infrequent watering.
What is the best soil Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants?
Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants are very tolerant of all soil types, Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants can be planted in regular potting mix. If having issues switch to a more acidic soil and stay away from soils that contain lime.
What is the best light for Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants?
Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants prefer low, fluorescent light to some bright indirect light.
How do I fertilize Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants?
Any all purpose, fertilizer will work for Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia Plants. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow release fertilizers. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. All of these fertilizers may be used when planting Mary Jane Threadleaf Aralia.