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FATSIA japonica

Commonly known as False castor oil plant, Japanese figleaf palm

Excellent glossy foliage and an attractive habit which makes for an architectural or feature plant
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Small £14.50 each

Large £40.00 each

  • Evergreen - leaves with 7-11, usually toothed, lobes. Leaves are dark-green, 15-40cm (6-16in) long.
  • White - greenish white
  • Height - 1.5-4m (5-13ft)
  • Spread - 1.5-4m (5-13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading, suckering, rounded shrub. Creamy-white flowers on long stalks in autumn.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest
  • 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.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Fatsia - Growing Guide
1.5-4m (5-13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5-4m (5-13ft)
 

Buy Varieties of FATSIA japonica

FATSIA japonica 'Spider's Web'

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Commonly known as: False castor oil plant, Japanese figleaf palm.
Slow growing form with the leaves heavily speckled with white variegation sometimes spreading over a whole leaf
£16.50 each

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