this grows in the rockery next to the driveway with the rhodies. It looks rather out of place, but is vigorous and undemanding. It is exceptionally attractive to hoverflies.
This planting is in the old secrets garden .
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Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Japanese aralia is known for growing to a height of approximately 3.65 metres (that's 11.86 feet in imperial).
Your garden has partial sun light - try to position in a dappled sun location instead.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is within the ideal range for Japanese aralia. The recommended range is between Zone 8 and 10.
A soil ph of between 5.5 and 8.0 is ideal for Japanese aralia as it does best in acidic to alkaline soil so test your soil acidity often.
More information about Fatsia Japanese aralia is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Fatsia Japanese aralia Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
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looking rather striking. I always thought this was mainly grown for foliage, but the fall flowering habit is nice too.
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