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False Castor Oil Plant

Fatsia japonica

Japanese aralia, Castor oil plant, Fatsi, Fig-leaf palm, Glossy-leaved paper plant

This is an evergreen shrub with large leathery leaves and small white flowers. It has a spreading habit.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Autumn
Fruiting time
Autumn

Propagation

Cuttings
Semi-hardwood cuttings

Special features

Geography

Origin
Japan, Asia

Environment

Light
Partial Sun, Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Araliaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

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