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Fatsia: Fatsia japonica



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fatsia japonica infloresence

Family: Araliaceae

Above: inflorescence with bees, Below: bushy foliage Use:foundation, woodland, containers
fatsia foliage

Plant: evergreen shrub to 8'

Origin: Japan and Korea

: 8 - tropics

: tiny flowers arranged in umbels on a large inflorescence.

Foliage: large, palmately lobed leaves on long stalks.

: part sun to shade. Tolerant of all soils, except wet. Mulch with compost or humus. Suckers at base to form colonies. Coarse habit with sparse branches. Rejuvenate by pruning back hard in spring. 2008, Last Updated December 9, 2008