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Commonly known as Japanese figleaf palm
Architectural evergreen tolerant of coastal exposure and atmospheric pollution.
Genus of 2 or 3 species of evergreen shrubs or small trees from eastern Asia.
Evergreen - shrubs or small trees
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. - under glass - loam based potting bright filtered light.
Full sun - or light shade - variegated cultivars need partial shade.
Additional Features - Good to know - tolerates coastal exposure.
Pests & Diseases - mealybugs and scale insects can be a problem in greenhouse - outside cold winds can cause dieback.
Place of origin - eastern Asia.
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly