Tetrapanax papyrifer ‘Rex’ Rice Paper Plant SOLD OUT
A tropical looking, herbaceous shrub that is native to the moist forests of Taiwan but is widely cultivated in East Asia to produce rice paper. Produces huge, exotic, palmate shaped leaves. Height 3 to 7m. Moist, humus rich, well-drained soil in part sun to part shade. The foliage of the plant is hardy to -5C but, if exposed to that temperature, it dies down to the ground then re-appears in late spring.