Fatsia japonica

Fatsia japonica

Description: An excellent evergreen foliage plant with bold rich green leaves which are palmate in shape. This architectural plant is very effective in a garden design as a backdrop for other plants. It is often used in tropical gardens and requires a sheltered and protected site to avoid winter damage.

mature plants will produce interesting globular green white flower heads followed by black friuts which remain throughtout winter.

This plant is tolerant of air pollution and salt spray. Often used in sheltered courtyards to create a dramatic focal point.

Climate/ Position: Can tolerate some sun but does best in dappled to deep shade.

Height / Spread: Height up to 2.5m. Spread up to 2m.

Soil Requirements: Prefers a moist, well drained soil.

Pruning: Usually no pruning needed but it can tolerate hard pruning every few years if needed.

Special Requirements: Plant in a protected site and shelter from cold drying winds.