Tetrapanax papyrifera (Hook.) K.Koch

Rice Paper Plant

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Family: Araliaceae

Genus: Tetrapanax

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7b to 10

Size: To 7' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Diebacks in zone 7 but shrub in zone 8 and higher. Large leaves, coarse, deeply divided. Spreads by rhizomes, mercilessly.

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History: 

Published in Wochenschr. Gärtnerei Pflanzenk. 2: 371 in 1859.

Native to Japan and Taiwan.

Basionym Aralia papyrifera Hook.


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