Aralia elata

  • BOTANICAL NAME: Aralia elata
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  • COMMON NAME: Japanese Aralia
  • FAMILY: Araliaceae
  • NATIVITY: Japan, Korea, Manchuria, and Russia fa east.
  • GROWTH HABIT: 20 to 30' tall.
  • HARDINESS: USDA Zones (3)4 to 9.
  • OPTIMUM GROWING CONDITIONS: Sun to light shade. Prefers acid, well-drained soils and is tolerant of drought.
  • LANDSCAPE VALUE: Good tree for small residential lots. Street tree. Deserves more use.
  • FOLIAGE: Alternate, bipinnately compound leaf, 16-32” long, up to 40” long, ovate  or elliptic ovate  to narrow-ovate shaped foliage,2 to 5" acuminate apex, margins serrate with broad teeth.
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