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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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