Fatsia, Paperplant
Fatsia japonica 'Variegata'

Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Fatsia (FAT-see-uh) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Variegated

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wetumpka, Alabama

Calistoga, California

San Leandro, California

Atlanta, Georgia

Conyers, Georgia

Greensboro, Georgia

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Greensboro, North Carolina

Matthews, North Carolina

Okatie, South Carolina

Austin, Texas

Seabrook, Texas

Cape Charles, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 5, 2008, botbagel from Columbus, GA wrote:

Thank you, Dave's Garden, for helping me to identify this plant. I've lived in this new house only 4 months now and couldn't find any help identifying it until now.