Reasons an Aralia Fabian Plant Should Be Part of Your Home or Office Décor 

The aralia fabian plant, also known as the polyscias scutellarias, is a strikingly beautiful tree trunk plant with large, flat dinner-plate leaves. In dark, shiny green with dark red veins and undersides, the leaves will give you a solid sense of how the plant is doing.

They will also give you a great attraction in your home or office. This plant has so many remarkable qualities, you won’t regret having it in your space. In fact, once they see yours, all your friends and family will want one, too.

An Aralia Fabian Plant Is Good for Homes and Offices

An Aralia Fabian Plant Is Good for Homes and Offices

Bringing the aralia fabian into your home or office benefits the entire space. It will grow up to six feet tall, and its large expanse of leaves purify the air around it.

It will absorb many of the common household toxins in the air and breathe out oxygen, so keeping it in your bedroom is a great idea.

Because it holds water, it will also keep its environment humid. It will hold its own in a corner of pretty much any room, so go ahead and invest in one now to brighten up your space.

Are Aralia Fabian Plants Good for the Feng Shui Flow of a Room?

The polyscias scutellarias will do so much more than just clean your space and attract the attention of everyone who sees it. It will also bring you positive feng shui energy.

The aralia fabian plant encourages love, calm, and vibrance in any space it occupies. You can place it in any room where you want more calm energy or where you are hoping for love to expand.

Even in your office, you can have an aralia fabian plant to focus on your love for your work or to help your clients love your products and services.

For those interested in learning more about feng shui practices, check out this master class article on how to use feng shui.

Are Aralia Fabian Plants Easy to Grow and Maintain?

Because the aralia fabian plant requires a little light and a little water and will otherwise take care of itself, it is a very easy to grow and maintain plant.

How Do Aralia Fabian Plants Grow?

As a native to the Pacific Islands, the aralia fabian grows upright and up to six feet, with a gorgeous trunk that is as thrilling to admire as its maroon and green leaves.

What Kind of Soil Does an Aralia Fabian Plant Need?

Make sure you plant the aralia fabian in well-draining soil, so it doesn’t sit in water. You can always mix perlite or coarse sand into the soil to help break it up.

How Much Light Does an Aralia Fabian Plant Need?

The aralia fabian plant calls for an abundance of bright, indirect light. You can either place it near a sunny window or right next to the window with curtains that will filter the light.

How Much Water Does an Aralia Fabian Plant Need?

Water the aralia fabian plant regularly enough to keep the deep soil moist but also to allow the top 1 inch of the soil to dry. It enjoys humidity, so you can keep it in a warm space that gets plenty of moisture.

To help you figure out when the plant needs to be watered, you can stick your finger in the soil and feel at least 1 inch into the dirt. If the top inch of soil is dry, you can water the plant. If it still feels moist, you can leave it.

For more information on watering plants, check out my other article for signs, tips, and tricks to avoid watering mistakes.

Other Conditions that Are Important to an Aralia Fabian Plant

One thing to be mindful of with the aralia fabian plant is that in colder temperatures, the lower leaves might drop. This situation is totally normal and will in fact highlight the gorgeous trunk features.

Also, watch for classic plant pests like spider mites and mealybugs. While the aralia fabian is not prone to pests, they still might settle in under certain conditions.

If you find this to be the case, simply spray the plant with neem oil and wipe away any pests you notice on their leaves then continue to spray liberally a few times a week until the pests are gone.

Aralia Fabian Plant Decorating Ideas

The best place to put your aralia fabian plant is in a large corner near a bright, sunny window. Place it in a large, bold-colored pot to attract even more attention.

The trunk, the leaves, and the pot combined will take up a ton of space and be a central focal point in any room, which means you can display it by itself or surround it with smaller plants that enjoy a humid space, like tiny succulents.

You can even suspend a lighter-colored plant from above and create an entire Pacific Island theme.

Do Fake Aralia Fabian Plants Look Real?

Do Fake Aralia Fabian Plants Look Real

Still, you might not feel equipped to care for plants. Or you might be allergic. For whatever reason, if you can’t have live plants, you don’t have to give up entirely. Invest in a fake!

A high-quality artificial aralia fabian plant will bring you all the positive feelings and positive energy without any of the trouble of upkeep. It’s a win/win!

And if you’re wondering if artificial plants are even in style, check out my piece on whether artificial plants and flowers are tacky.

Whether it’s alive or fake, whether you put it in your bedroom or your office, you cannot go wrong with an aralia fabian plant. It will breathe life into your space and make you so happy to see it every time you do.

What do you think? Do you have any tips or tricks for decorating with an aralia fabian plant? Let me know in the comments. I love to hear from my readers.

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