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Aralia elata

Also called Japanese Angelica Tree


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More About Aralia elata

  • Large panicles of small white florets
  • Clusters of purple-black fruit are attractive to birds
  • Spiny unbranched stems are topped by umbrella-like canopies of huge, showy leaves
  • Tolerates drought and many urban pollutants
  • Bloom Time: July to August

Zone:

5

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

3-4 m

Colour:

White
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Devil's Walking Stick Growing and Maintenance Tips

Devil's Walking Stick grows best in a moist, fertile, well-drained soil, however, will tolerate a wide range of soils. Plant in full sun to partial shade. It will spread somewhat rapidly by self-seeding and suckering to form thickets. Promptly remove root suckers to prevent unwanted naturalization.


Aralia elata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen