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FATSIA japonica 'Variegata'
False castor oil plant, Japanese figleaf palm
Rarer variegated form with white or gold edging to the leaves
Buy FATSIA japonica 'Variegata'
- Good to know - ideal in a shaded, sheltered courtyard or as a container plant in a cool conservatory. Wildlife plant - insects.
- Pests & Diseases - mealybugs and scale insects can be a problem in greenhouse - outside cold winds can cause dieback
- Place of Origin - South Korea, Japan.
- Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
- Height and Spread - 1.5 - 4m (5-12ft)
- Evergreen - 7-11 lobed, usually toothed, leaves 15-40cm (6-16in) long.
- Tall Shrub - spreading, suckering, rounded shrub. Creamy-white flowers on long stalks in autumn.
- Partial Shade
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg
(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg
(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg
(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00
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