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JadEmpress™ False Ginseng

Metapanax davidii 'DJHC8'

Pronunciation: met-uh-PAN-aks da-VID-ee-eye
SKU #04722
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Rare and unique, this tree-like shrub lends an exotic texture to gardens with its multi-stemmed, broadly upright, umbrella-like form and highly textural, glossy, lobed leaves that can emerge coppery red. May produce small flowers clusters followed by black ornamental berries. A beautiful evergreen for sun or dappled shade with notable frost tolerance.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms May produce flowers in summer, at maturity.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and 4 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Container
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Fatsia (Aralia); Dogwood (Cornus); Weigela (Weigela); Rose (Rosa)
CARE
Care Provide deep, fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil. Shelter from drying winter winds and harsh sun exposures. Plant with crown slightly above soil line. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Add a thick layer of mulch to conserve moisture and protect roots.
HISTORY
Lore Hinkley collected this species in the botanically rich area of extreme NE Sichuan in 2008.

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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.