Tetrapanax Papyrifer- Rice Paper Plant 18 Litre Pot
Tetrapanax papyrifer - rice paper plant are fantastic architectural shrubs. Huge green foliage that is lobed, new growth and undersides are covered in woolly hairs.
They grow well in rich well drained soil, winter protection is advised. Suposedly evergreen, but we have found it to be deciduous. Sometimes when you see the huge leaves battered by wind, being deciduous is not a bad thing. They gladly unfurl new leaves in spring. They look dramatic and are an exotic plant hunters shrub, not for casual ameteurs.
Tetrapanax papyrifer produce creamy pompoms of flowers are produced in large sprays in autumn, followed by black fruit. Send in a picture if you ever see them. Can spread by suckering.They can reach upto 2m high.