General Information
Common Name Tupidanthus
Family Araliaceae
Genus Tupidanthus
Species calyptratus
Origin Tropical Asia
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 14 in
Plant Height (photo) 05-06 ft
Width 03-04 ft
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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color
General Heights Medium

Container Sizes 14 in-22 in
Heights 03 ft-Specimen
Common or Rare Limited
Forms Bush, Standard

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level High Light Required

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 50 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 200 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 400 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Scale,Mealy Bug
Most Common Disease Problem Alternaria leaf spot
Special Requirements or Needs Very susceptible to nematodes
Poisonous None