Scientific Name: Polyscias balfouriana Form:
Common Name:Balfour aralia Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:AraliaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Trifoliate (ternate), Reniform, Elliptic, Serrulate, Crenate
Flowers: Umbel, (Panicle-like), White
Fruit: Purple Black
Exposure: Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate with long petioles, reniform to elliptic with cordate base and rounded apex, about 10 cm wide x 15 cm long (may also form tripinnately compound leaves with similar leaflets).