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Fatsia japonica

Fatsia

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  • Fatsia japonica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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  • Fatsia japonica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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  • Fatsia japonica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height1.2m to 2m
  • Spread1.5m to 4m
  • Growth HabitBushy oval
  • Flower ColourWhite, cream
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green shades

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.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

South Korea, Japan

Interest and use

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

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Propagate from seed in autumn or spring, or from cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Scale insects, thrips, mealybugs

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