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Tropical Appeal in a Versatile Evergreen

Japanese Aralia, also known as Paper Plant or Fatsia Japonica, is a broadleaf, evergreen shrub with ornamental features. Plant several for a lush hedge, or plant just one as a accent in your side yard. These even do well as houseplants or as container plants your patio or front porch.

Deeply lobed, dark green foliage is the mainstay of this impressive plant. Each leaf grows up to 16 inches wide! The large leaves are leathery with a high gloss and a lush tropical appeal that is sure to draw the eye of every passerby.

The glossy sheen is particularly adept at picking up the light, so you’re sure to enjoy it’s affect in the afternoon sun or moonlight. Your Japanese Aralia's lovely countenance is further enhanced in autumn when flowers appear, each tiny ball of creamy blossoms held aloft on a thin stem.

As the season progresses, the delicate blooms are replaced by obsidian berries, a further decorative feature, and a tasty treat for your feathered friends to enjoy during the colder months.

Your Japanese Aralia will grow 5 to 8 feet tall. It has a spreading nature and can be grown as a shrub or tree, depending upon pruning (which will determine its height). Fatsia Japonica has a hardy nature, is tolerant of shade and even does well indoors (either as a plant or cut for floral arrangements).

It’s easy to see why the Fatsia Japonica as long been a favorite among gardeners. A commonly used plant, it seems to draw the eye no matter where it is placed, and will likewise make a decorative statement in your home this year.


* Evergreen
* Adaptive to a variety of soils
* Great in containers
* Fall interest
* Wildlife interest
* Hardy
* Tolerates heavy shade
* Great for floral arrangements


Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.
Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
*If you have found your zone already, the table above will highlight your zone.
Color Zone Times
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7 Spring 2019
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Fatsia Japonica Is Suited to Grow in Zones 8-11
Growing Zones 8-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Fatsia japonica
Foliage Green
Mature Height 5 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 5 - 8 feet
Soil Type Widely adaptable
Moisture Moist
Sun Exposure Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color N/A
Fall Color Evergreen