FATSIA

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.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Shrubs or small trees
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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
Fatsia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of FATSIA

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FATSIA japonica

FATSIA japonica

False castor oil plant, Japanese figleaf palm

excellent glossy foliage and an attractive habit which makes for an architectural or feature plant

 
Small
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£14.50 each 
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Large
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£35.00 each 
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FATSIA japonica 'Spider's Web'

FATSIA japonica 'Spider's Web'

False castor oil plant, Japanese figleaf palm

slow growing form with the leaves heavily speckled with white variegation sometimes spreading over a whole leaf

 
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£18.50 each 
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FATSIA japonica 'Variegata'

FATSIA japonica 'Variegata'

False castor oil plant, Japanese figleaf palm

rarer variegated form with white or gold edging to the leaves

 
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£27.50 each 
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FATSIA polycarpa 'Green Fingers'

FATSIA polycarpa 'Green Fingers'

False castor oil plant, Japanese fig leaf palm

longer stalked, less glossy leaves than F. japonica. A recently introduced Taiwanese species which is frost hardy to -10° and has made a very attractive free standing shrub here

 
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£25.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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