Japanese Aralia 'Variegata'
Fatsia japonica 'Variegata'
Also known as
Varigated false Castor Oil Plant, Fatsia
20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Japanese Aralia 'Variegata' Overview
Fatsia japonica 'Variegata' is an East Asian, shrubs or small trees grown for their large glossy variegated palmate leaves and its shade tolerant nature. In the autumn it produces small white flowers which are in terminal umbels. These can develop into small black fruits during winter.
Common problems with Japanese Aralia 'Variegata'
Generally disease free.
How to harvest Japanese Aralia 'Variegata'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Japanese Aralia 'Variegata'
Take semi-hardwood cuttings in summer and provide bottom heat to promote root development.
Special features of Japanese Aralia 'Variegata'
Large, leathery green leaves that can grow to 30cm in width are edged with cream.
Other uses of Japanese Aralia 'Variegata'
This low maintenance plant suits being used to provide architectural interest in urban courtyard spaces and sheltered flower borders in cottage style gardens.