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Tetrapanax papyrifer

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Tetrapanax papyrifer 'Rex'
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Tetrapanax papyrifer | Crawley, West Sussex, RH10
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£10.00

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Common names

Rice paper tree

Description

Tetrapanax papyrifer (Rice paper tree). This shrub will grow vigorously to about 6m tall and has a similar spread. The leaves are huge umbrella-like and they have a shiny mid-green above and felty underneath. The individual flowers are creamy white fluffy balls held in large, loose showy clusters.

Cultivation

They will grow well in mild climates, in sheltered with preferably lightly shaded spots and well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Tetrapanax papyrifer | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • WaterMoist

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