Rice Paper Plant
RICE PAPER PLANT Tetrapanax papyriferus (the-tra-PAN-nax pah-pa-RIF-er-us)
Perennial to Evergreen - Shade
Height 8’ - 10’ Spread Unlimited Spacing 3’-5’
HABIT: Clusters of creamy white flowers in fall. Shrubby but striking, with large 1’-2’ leaves, dark green on top and whitish beneath, tan trunk. Spreads underground and can become invasive.
CULTURE: Easy to grow in any soil.
USES: Dramatic texture.
PROBLEMS: Fuzz on the leaves is irritating to eyes and tender skin. Can become invasive.
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