20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Varigated False Castor Oil Plant 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 Varigated False Castor Oil Plant
Generally disease free.
How to harvest Varigated False Castor Oil Plant
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Varigated False Castor Oil Plant
Take semi-hardwood cuttings in summer and provide bottom heat to promote root development.
Special features of Varigated False Castor Oil Plant
Large, leathery green leaves that can grow to 30cm in width are edged with cream.
Other uses of Varigated False Castor Oil Plant
This low maintenance plant suits being used to provide architectural interest in urban courtyard spaces and sheltered flower borders in cottage style gardens.