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What are common problems when pruning my False aralia and how can I fix them?

False aralia
Plerandra elegantissima
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One major concern when it comes to pruning the False aralia is the possibility of mites, disease, and infection from the laceration left behind after pruning. This can be lessened by pruning at an angle and monitoring the site until healed. Additionally, taking special care to not overwater to prevent the soil from becoming too damp can minimize the risk of spider mites and aphids.
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False aralia (Plerandra elegantissima)
False aralia
A species of Plerandra, Also known as Spider aralia
Botanical name: Plerandra elegantissima
Genus: Plerandra
Description
Plerandra elegantissima (formerly called Schefflera elegantissima and Dizygotheca elegantissima) also known as false aralia is a species of flowering plant in the family Araliaceae, native to New Caledonia. Growing to 8 to 15 m tall by 2 m broad, it is an evergreen shrub or tree. Its leaves are thin, coppery red to dark green with toothed edges. This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
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