- Common Name(s):
- Japanese fatsia
Plant in a protected site; leaves will brown if exposed to full sun or wind; tropical foliage effect; tolerates air pollution and is moderately tolerant of salt spray. This plant is frequently damaged by deer. This plant is also grown as a houseplant.
- 6-10 ft.
- Alternate, simple, leathery, lustrous, dark green leaves; 7-9 lobes; 6-14 in. wide; palmate
- Small, white flowers on 15-20 in. panicle in fall; fleshy black fruit ripens in winter
- Partial shade to shade; prefers moist, acidic, highly organic soil; tolerates a range of soil conditions
- Globular, semi-dense, rounded
- 4-6 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1556