Tetrapanax papyrifer 'Rex'

Tetrapanax papyrifer 'Rex'

SKU: EXO1064
£19.55Price

Small root cutting, supplied in a 9cm pot will be growing in no time at all.

 

Tetrapanax papyrifer , the rice-paper plant, is an evergreen shrub in the family Araliaceae, the sole species in the genus Tetrapanax. It is endemic to Taiwan. It grows to 3 to 7 m tall, with usually unbranched stems 2 cm diameter bearing a rosette of large leaves at the top. The leaves are carried on 40 to 60 cm petioles, the leaf blade orbicular, 30 to 50 cm across, deeply palmately lobed with 5 to 11 primary lobes, the central lobes larger and Y-forked near the end. It spreads extensively by sprouts from the root system underground. T