Gotemba Golden Japanese Spikenard
Aralia cordata 'Gotemba'
Pronunciation: uh-RAY-lee-uh kor-DAY-tuh
|Description||A sensational tall accent for a semi-shaded border or woodland garden. Each spring, brilliant yellow foliage emerges from a broad clump to create a grand, tree-like display. In late summer, sprays of white flowers climax in fireworks of shiny purplish black berries. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide annually.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Hosta (Hosta); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Ligularia (Ligularia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Snakeroot (Cimicifuga); Dogwood (Cornus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)|
|Care||Provide fertile, humus-rich, evenly moist but not soggy, well-drained soil. Prefers bright or dappled shade but tolerates full sun in cooler climates, given ample moisture. Shelter from damaging winds. Foliage dies back to the ground in winter; remove old foliage and feed with a slow-release fertilizer before new growth emerges in spring.|
|Lore||The Japanese have historically eaten the young emerging stems of this plant in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.