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Fatsia polycarpa 'Green Fingers' (False aralia 'Green Fingers')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
2m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fatsia polycarpa 'Green Fingers'

Other names

False aralia 'Green Fingers'

Genus

Fatsia Fatsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Green Fingers' _ 'Green Fingers' is an upright, evergreen shrub with large, palmate, dark green leaves divided into seven, lance-shaped, irregularly-toothed lobes and, in winter, rounded umbels of small creamy-white flowers followed by black fruit.


Fatsia polycarpa 'Green Fingers' is: Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Spreading, Compact

Flower

White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs , Scale insects , Thrips Mealybugs , Scale insects , Thrips

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 9.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Fatsia polycarpa 'Green Fingers' (False aralia 'Green Fingers') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Sub-Tropical, Foliage only

Cultivation

Grow in moist, well-drained soil in partial shade. Shelter from cold, drying winds & protect from hard frosts. Under glass, grow in loam-based compost in bright filtered light. In growth, water moderately, feed monthly.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Fatsia polycarpa 'Green Fingers'

Other names

False aralia 'Green Fingers'

Genus

Fatsia Fatsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Green Fingers' _ 'Green Fingers' is an upright, evergreen shrub with large, palmate, dark green leaves divided into seven, lance-shaped, irregularly-toothed lobes and, in winter, rounded umbels of small creamy-white flowers followed by black fruit.

Native to

Taiwan

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Spreading, Compact


Colour

Flower

White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs , Scale insects , Thrips

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 9.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fatsia polycarpa 'Green Fingers' (False aralia 'Green Fingers') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Sub-Tropical, Foliage only

Cultivation

Grow in moist, well-drained soil in partial shade. Shelter from cold, drying winds & protect from hard frosts. Under glass, grow in loam-based compost in bright filtered light. In growth, water moderately, feed monthly.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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