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Fatsia japonica is an evergreen shrub with glossy green palmate leaves, most often used as an ornamental foliage plant for indoors and for landscaping. It has white flowers followed by black fruit, and has sticky sap which can be irritating. Grows from three to six metres tall. It can tolerate some frost. Likes a moist soil.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: summer
Maximum height: 6 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres
Maximum width: 4 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Scale, thrips, mealy bug
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.