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Fatsia japonica

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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A large evergreen shrub with very large deeply lobed green leaves. Tiny white flowers appear in large pannicles in the autumn. Height up to 2m and spread 1m or more. Will thrive in sun or shade. An ideal hardy exotic shrub which gives "the look".

Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£8.50

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Plant Finder: about Fatsia japonica

Common names

Fatsia, Castor oil plant, Aralia, Glossy-leafed paper plant, Japanese fatsia

Description

Fatsia japonica (Fatsia). This is an upright spreading evergreen bushy species. It will grow to a beehive shape about 1.25m high. The glossy dark green leaves are deeply lobed. The white-cream flowers are produced in umbels of in the autumn and they are followed by blackish fruits.

Also known as Aralia japonica.

Cultivation

Grow in humus rich, well-drained soil in a sheltered position.

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage, indoors, container, greenhouse, specimen. Autumn interest. Round black fruit throughout winter.

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Fatsia japonica | Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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