ARALIA elata

Commonly known as Japanese angelica tree

An architectural plant with white flowers and spiny erect stems
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ARALIA elata

 
£17.50 each 
  • Deciduous
    Large leaves to 1.2m (4ft) long comprising up to 80 ovate leaflets, dark-green above, paler below. Autumn colouring of yellow, orange or purple.
  • White
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Vigorous, suckering upright, then spreading tree or large shrub with spiny stems. Flowers are followed by spherical black fruits to 6mm (¼in) across
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
    Open or partially shaded site. Shelter from winds to prevent leaf damage
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
  • Exotic plants
  • Good to know
    a Japanese delicacy. Fry young end-shoots in a tempura batter. Wildlife plant. Attracts insects.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids.
  • Place of origin
    eastern Asia.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - large, spreading, panicle-like, compound umbels to 60cm (24in) long, of small flowers
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Bipinnate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of ARALIA elata

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ARALIA elata 'Aureovariegata'

ARALIA elata 'Aureovariegata'

Japanese angelica tree

Very rare form with yellow variegated leaves

 
£100.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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ARALIA elata 'Variegata'

ARALIA elata 'Variegata'

Japanese angelica tree

Rare form with silver variegated leaves

 
£100.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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