Fatsia Japonica (Japanese Aralia) Indoors Care

Written by Ivy

Nov 23 2021

Fatsia Japonica (Japanese Aralia) Indoors Care
When it comes to indoor foliage plants, many people think of foliage plants with vigorous leaves. There is a foliage plant, Fatsia japonica, which is often ignored. The vigorous leaves of Fatsia japonica are palm shaped and have 7 ~ 8 lobes, which can be propagated indoors.

Key points of Fatsia Japonica Indoors Care

Fatsia Japonica (Japanese Aralia) Indoors Care
Now, fatsia japonica has become a very popular landscape plant. It is a shade tolerant foliage plant, which is suitable to be arranged in a cool yard or a bright living room. It can grow and bloom without too much sunshine.
The leaves, flowers and fruits of Fatsia japonica are ornamental to a certain extent and are very suitable as landscape plants in the living room or courtyard. Fatsia japonica is a perennial green shrub. Its plant can grow to 3 ~ 5 meters high in the outdoor warm environment. After it is cultivated into an indoor pot, its plant can be controlled below 90 cm. There is no problem to plant it in a flower pot.
If we carefully observe the palm like leaves of Fatsia Japonica, we will find that the leaf veins on the leaves are slightly raised, so its leaf veins will look slightly conspicuous. Some umbrella inflorescences can be opened at the top of the plant. After its flowers are fully open, they seem to be covered with a layer of Brown fluff, and the flowers are yellow and white. As long as the flowers of Fatsia japonica are successfully pollinated, they can breed some small spherical fruits. They bloom in late summer, autumn and winter, and the fruits are generally bred after warm spring.
Raising Fatsia japonica can have about 3 ~ 5 hours of scattered light every day, and its branches and leaves can grow well. It is more afraid of exposure to the hot sun, does not need too much direct sunlight, and prefers soft light. It is no problem to raise it in a bright indoor environment. With about 10 hours of light irradiation every day, these Fatsia japonica can also maintain a good growth state. (Read More about Fatsia Japomica.)

Will Fatsia Japonica bloom?

Fatsia japonica can blossom. Its flowering period is from October to November. Its flowers are small, yellow white, panicle terminal, about 20-40cm long, glabrous on calyx and five petals. If you don't bloom for a long time, you can properly contact the sun and synthesize nutrients to promote the flowers to bloom. The application of phosphorus and potassium fertilizer before the flowering period can ensure the quality and quantity of flowering, and remove the residual flowers in time after flowering.
Fatsia Japonica (Japanese Aralia) Indoors Care

Flower meanings of Fatsia japonica flower

Because Fatsia Japonica looks like a palm and seems to be born with octagons, the flower language of Fatsia japonica symbolizes the same as its appearance, strong, backbone and confidence. In addition, it also symbolizes the gathering of wealth and a higher level. Therefore, giving Fatsia japonica to his relatives and friends can express his blessing of wide financial resources and rising step by step. If you propagate Fatsia japonica indoors, you can also recruit money and gather treasure to remind yourself to learn from Fatsia japonica and have strong perseverance and backbone.

Fatsia japonica flowering indoor care

Fatsia japonica likes a warm and humid environment. It blooms in autumn. Because Fatsia japonica itself is easy to raise, there is no need for special management during flowering. As long as there is normal care such as light and sufficient water, it is OK.
However, in winter, we should pay attention to cold prevention. Don't put it outdoors. We should put the plants indoors and keep the soil moist. Fatsia japonica is easy to maintain, so we don't worry. Your Fatsia japonica will blossom and bear fruit under your normal indoors care.