Shrub: Fatsia Japonica Latin Name: Fatsia japonica 'Japanese Aralia'
The Basics Adds an exciting bold tropical look to the landscape. Great in shaded entryways or patio; perfect for containers or as a houseplant. Perfect for a sheltered spot near a water garden or dipping pool. Flowers are followed by black berries. Evergreen.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Partial shade to partial sun Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Soil Conditions: well - drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-11
The Care 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.