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Tetrapanax papyrifer (Rice paper plant)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Tetrapanax papyrifer

Other names: Rice paper plant, Aralia papyrifer, Fatsia papyrifer

Genus: Tetrapanax Tetrapanax

Species: T. papyrifer - T. papyrifer is a tender, evergreen shrub with large, mid-green leaves that are deeply lobed. In late summer, it bears large sprays of small, cream flowers, followed by black berries in autumn or winter.


Tetrapanax papyrifer is: Evergreen

Flower: Cream in Summer

Foliage: Mid-green in All seasons

Habit: Rounded, Suckering

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Tetrapanax papyrifer (Rice paper plant) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Conservatory, Containers, Foliage only, Greenhouse

Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or part shade in a sheltered, frost-free position.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Tetrapanax papyrifer

Other names: Rice paper plant, Aralia papyrifer, Fatsia papyrifer

Genus: Tetrapanax Tetrapanax

Species: T. papyrifer - T. papyrifer is a tender, evergreen shrub with large, mid-green leaves that are deeply lobed. In late summer, it bears large sprays of small, cream flowers, followed by black berries in autumn or winter.


Tetrapanax papyrifer is: Evergreen

Flower: Cream in Summer

Foliage: Mid-green in All seasons

Habit: Rounded, Suckering

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Tetrapanax papyrifer (Rice paper plant) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Conservatory, Containers, Foliage only, Greenhouse

Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or part shade in a sheltered, frost-free position.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)


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