What is it?????

Patrice485July 24, 2013

What kind of plant is this? My aunt gave me this tree/bush about 4/5 years ago. I can't remember what it is. It's never had berries/fruit, flowers or anything like that. This is the first year it has gotten this big in 4/5 years. Does it need sun/shade, what kind of sun/shade? Please help!

Patrice

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butterfly4u

It's a Fatsia.
Loves shade and water.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2013 at 11:42PM
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trianglejohn

It's Rice Paper Plant or Tetrapanax papyrifera. Some people are sensitive to the "dust" that the stems and trunk give off so be careful where you plant it. There's a freaky version called 'Steroidal Giant' that gets super big and looks very tropical.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2013 at 10:21AM
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Patrice485

Thank you both for your help. :)

    Bookmark   July 25, 2013 at 11:05AM
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