Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial shade to partial sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate grower to 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Shade Loving
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Late winter
Botanical Pronunciation:FAT-si-a ja-PON-i-ka
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:4 - 9, 14 - 24
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Special features:Ornamental Berries
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Late winter
Flower color:White
Garden styleTropical
Design IdeasAralia is a perfect foundation plant that provides rich green background foliage in partially shaded landscapes. Its large exotic leaves belie its ability to withstand some frost. Tuck into the understory of trees or between buildings. Thrives in large containers. Lush foliage is soothing to the eye and makes a lovely backdrop when featured in morning sun or dappled shade spots near swimming pools and water gardens. Good subject for night lighting.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Protect from harsh afternoon sun. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial shade to partial sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.