Rice Paper Plant (Tetrapanax papyrifer 'Rex')

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 9-10 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Deciduous in colder zones
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollinators: Bees

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Location: Gulf CoastDate: 2019-07-04New leaf emerged
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Location: The garden at SanabriaDate: 2014-07-06That is a large Mechanix glove on a single leaf. Specimen plant t
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Location: The garden at SanabriaDate: 2014-07-08This plant was bought in a 3 inch square pot for about $4 from a
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Date: 2019-06-23
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Location: Gulf CoastDate: 2019-06-25Large leaf past it's prime. New leaf forming in front!
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Date: 2019-06-23
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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plant with very big leaves by elforestero Aug 26, 2019 6:56 PM 9
Please help with id. by CLAYBYRD May 9, 2016 10:14 AM 181
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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