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Commonly known as: Ivy tree.
A loose, spreading plant that will tolerate a shady corner with support for its long, upright canes. Resulting from a cross between Fatsia (Aralia) and Hedera (Ivy) it carries lush, hand-shaped green or variegated leaves. Autumn flowering provides food for late-foraging insects.
- Good to know - tolerates coastal exposure, pollution and shade.
- Pests & Diseases - mealybugs, scale insects.
- Place of Origin - garden origin. derived from Fatsia and Hedera.
- Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - loam based compost for greenhouse - plenty of light but variegated variety needs protection from strong sun
- Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
- Full Sun
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil