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May 15, 2018 9:21 AM CST
Name: Will Creed
NYC
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It's been in an 8-inch pot for 35 years. Grown from a cutting. Top growth is pruned regularly. Roots have never been pruned. The soil has never been replaced or replenished. It is fertilized occasionally. It stays on a north windowsill. I particularly like the lower stem structure.
Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
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Contact me directly at wcreed@HorticulturalHelp.com
I now have a book available on indoor plant care
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May 15, 2018 9:31 AM CST
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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Boy, something special. I'd be so proud to have nurtured such. Gene
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May 15, 2018 12:56 PM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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That is a beautiful plant Will! Lovey dubby I just killed mine (over/under watering and not enough light). D'Oh! The leaves all fell off and the bark on the trunk is squishing off. The trunk is soft all over. Sad I will try again soon. Smiling
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May 15, 2018 1:57 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Will, great growing, that's really a beauty! Lovey dubby

I hope you will consider uploading that photo to our database: Ming Aralia (Polyscias fruticosa) and also adding your comments ... which will be of great benefit to others!

I've had a couple of Ming Aralia's over the years, one (photos at that database link) was a tall, ugly shaped plant that I purchased with plans to prune to a better shape and form and I was going to root cuttings ... but it never happened; it was outside and died one winter when I was out of town for a few weeks.
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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May 15, 2018 3:13 PM CST
Name: Will Creed
NYC
Prof. plant consultant & educator
These are two other Balfour Aralias that I care for. The first one I posted is my personal plant. Polyscais are among my favorite plants

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Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
www.HorticulturalHelp.com
Contact me directly at wcreed@HorticulturalHelp.com
I now have a book available on indoor plant care
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May 15, 2018 3:16 PM CST
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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Possibly the happiest I have ever seen a house plant look. Gene
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May 15, 2018 4:27 PM CST
Name: Sally
central Maryland (Zone 7b)
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Will, they are gorgeous! I tip my hat to you. Thank You! for sharing
If you loved me half as much as I love you, you wouldn't worry me half as much as you do...
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May 15, 2018 5:15 PM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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I agree Stunning!
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May 15, 2018 8:26 PM CST
Name: Christine
NY zone 5a
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They are all so beautiful, well done Will Thumbs up
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