Aralia elata 'Variegata'
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Aralia elata 'Variegata'

Japanese angelica

  family araliaceae 
  genus aralia 

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Genus  Aralia Species  elata Variety  Cultivar  Variegata Common names  Japanese angelica Family  ARALIACEAE Specimen number  S11412 Data source  HtZn p77
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Woody perennial Life span  5 - 20 years Annual cycle  Depends on climate Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  1' - 45' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Partial to full shade Water  Dry to moist Optimal soil texture  Fertile Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 05-06 USDA hardiness  USDA zones 04a-09b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-09 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Birders will like this plant. Aralia elata 'Variegata' can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -30� Fahrenheit. Japanese angelica needs summer days with high heat. This plant does well in fertile soils. This species does best in partial to full shade. It usually does best in dry to moist soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities  Attracts birds Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Aralia elata 'Variegata' is a woody perennial. Leaves: Japanese angelica has variegated leaves. This plant has large compound leaves.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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