Dizygotheca elegantissima

Botanical Name: Dizygotheca elegantissima

Phonetic: die-zie-GOTH-eh-kuh el-eh-gan-TISS-ih-muh

Common Name(s): False Aralia

Family: Araliaceae
Origin: New Caledonia
Plant Type: Broadleaf shrub/small tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Pinnate, toothed, narrow
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Glossy dark green above, coppery green below
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Rarely flowers indoors, fall and winter
Flower Color(s): Rarely flowers indoors, yellow-green

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 10-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 25-50 Feet
Spread:10-15 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious disease problems, mealybugs, aphids, spider mites, thrips, scale
Soil: Needs regular moisture

Features: Globose black fruit
Uses: Houseplant, ornamental

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