JadEmpress™ False Ginseng
Metapanax davidii 'DJHC8'
|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.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Fatsia (Aralia); Dogwood (Cornus); Weigela (Weigela); Rose (Rosa)|
|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.|
|Lore||Hinkley collected this species in the botanically rich area of extreme NE Sichuan in 2008.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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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.