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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

FATSIA japonica   AWARD

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
 
Small £14.50 each 
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Large £30.00 each 
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FATSIA japonica 'Spider's Web'

FATSIA japonica 'Spider's Web'  >


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
 
£17.50 each 
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FATSIA japonica 'Variegata'  AWARD

FATSIA japonica 'Variegata'  >


Commonly known as: False castor oil plant, Japanese figleaf palm.
Rarer variegated form with white or gold edging to the leaves
 
£27.50 each 
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FATSIA polycarpa 'Green Fingers'

FATSIA polycarpa 'Green Fingers'  >


Commonly known as: 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 -10º and has made a very attractive free standing shrub here
 
£20.00 each 
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