Fatsia japonica

(Japanese Aralia)


$29.99


Hardiness Zones:

 10a  10b  11  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Adds an exciting bold tropical look to the landscape. Great in shaded entryways or patio; perfect for containers or as houseplants. Flowers are followed by black berries. Evergreen Native to Japan, Japanese aralia is an evergreen shrub or small tree that typically grows to 16′ tall in its native habitat. This is an attractive foliage plant noted for its palmately lobed glossy dark green leaves (to 16″ wide) that typically have 7-9 deep lobes. Small creamy flowers in umbels bloom in fall, followed by black berries.

Description

Winter hardy to USDA Zones 8-10. Site in part shade to shade, with no prolonged summer sun. Water regularly during the growing season, but substantially reduce watering from fall to late winter. Appreciates regular fertilization during growing season. Prune to shape as needed.

Additional information

Common Name

Japanese Aralia

Botanical Name

Fatsia japonica

Container/Amount

3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

10a, 10b, 11, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Shade

Height

5 to 12 ft.

Width

5 to 12 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Late winter

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

No

Berry Color

Black

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