JadEmpress™ False Ginseng

Metapanax davidii 'DJHC8'

A rare and unique small evergreen tree-like shrub lending exotic texture to the garden, along with a remarkable tolerance to frost. Creates an umbrella like form carrying highly textural and glossy, lobed leaves. A beautiful specimen for sun or dappled shade.
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7 - 9

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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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LoreHinkley collected this species in the botanically rich area of extreme NE Sichuan in 2008.
Average Size at MaturityUpright growth to 8-10 feet tall, 4-6 ft. wide.
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in enriched, well drained soil, with regular summer water.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9

Your climate may be too cold for this plant