Fatsia japonica

Fatsia japonica

Family: Araliaceae


Plant type Shrub
Height 12 to 12 feet
Spread 10 to 10 feet
Habit Bushy
Foliage Evergreen
Growth rate Moderate
Interests Foliage
Uses Borders, houseplant
Skill level Beginner to average
Maintenance Slight
Hardiness 8
Heat zone
Sun Part shade to shade
Moisture Dry to moist
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate to fertile
Water consumption Moderate to heavy
Site Sheltered
Flower colour
Flower season
Flower size
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Stems
Features
Wildlife
Texture Coarse, bold

Fatsia japonica is an evergreen shrub grown for it's large glossy green leaves. It is commonly grown as a houseplant or an architectural plant for the garden.

Fatsia japonica will grow in most soils if given a sheltered position in shade. It is hardy up to zone 8. It can be pruned to restrict it's size if necessary.

 

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