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TETRAPANAX papyrifera 'Rex'

Commonly known as Rice-paper tree

Originating from Taiwan this unusual suckering foliage plant has huge leaves which can be up to 2 feet across. New shoots and leaves have a lovely brown indumentum
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  • Evergreen - massive leaves with claw-like lobes.
  • White
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub - thicket-forming, sparsely-branched shrub. Produces clusters of flowers in autumn.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest
  • Good to know - fast-growing. Talking point for a sheltered border in your garden. Flowers are attractive to bees.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - southern China, Taiwan.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - any well-drained soil.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Tetrapanax - Growing Guide
5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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